Austin, TX asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma

Q: We had a hearing for our Ex Parte Custody Order & the Defendant didn't show, the Judge extended it Whats our next step

We don't know if we need to petition something again or have him served with the new court orders?

Related Topics:
2 Lawyer Answers
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Pryor, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: From your question I can't tell enough about the status of your case. You should retain an experienced family law attorney to help you.

Jessica Brown and Pete David Louden agree with this answer

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If the judge extended it then your next step is go to the next hearing date. Not knowing any of your specifics makes it challenging to answer otherwise. As Gary mentioned week a family law attorney for better guidance.

Jessica Brown agrees with this answer

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.