Tulsa, OK asked in Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma

Q: If a judge granted a protection order knowing venue was in another county 22-60.3(D) is the default judgment void?

a paternity/custody case was pending between two parties when the mother filed for a protective order in another county. At the final hearing the judge set a review hearing con't the emergency order and transferred it to the county with the pending case. The judge there wouldn't hear the matter mistaking believing a final order had already been made by the other judge because of the review hearing courtdate pending. Defendant missed the review hearing because a clerk had informed him the review hearing had been marked off when they transferred the case. How did the judge have jurisdiction to grant a 5yr order if by law it must be heard by a family court judge when a child is involved between the two parties with pending family case?

1 Lawyer Answer
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Norman, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

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