Q: Received a petition for the appt. of guardian and I need to contest it as the father of the minor child in question
The mother of the child and I have an active divorce in process. However, my wife has practically absconded; she has several ongoing legal issues from a recent arrest and failure to pay a lease agreement. She has left our minor child in the care of the maternal grandmother without my consent or even effort to discuss. I received the letter today, and my court date is the following Monday, September 20th. Meaning, I have received the letter under the ten-day minimum, so I am pressed for time to contest formally. What specific document do I need to contest this petition in the state of Oklahoma?
A: You file an objection to the Petition for Guardianship. You should obtain counsel to assist in this matter as you case is not a simple divorce case.
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A: I agree with Ms. Self. A contested guardianship is not a do-it-yourself project. You need an attorney.
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