He is common law so they are divorcing. He has a LLC in his name only. Recently, we found he has commingled business and personal funds as well as lied on tax returns to obtain child tax credit and avoid paying taxes. He lied to Medicaid, food stamps and The Insurance company to obtain services or... View More
The protection of your daughter's home in the event of a divorce largely depends on how the property was acquired and the laws of your state regarding marital property and common law marriage. If the house was purchased solely with funds from her trust and the title is in her name only, it may...View More
Some attorneys like more information, some even like last 4 of account number, to eliminate questions. Other attorneys prefer less and would just say 50% of the retirement accounts to go to the other person to allow some flexibility. No set rule - both have pros/cons...View More
Typos are natural. It won’t get dismissed because of that, if you make it an issue the other party only has to resubmit it as an amended petition, but the petition is not the final decree, so it’s really not a major issue ‘normally’. You must answer the petition/summons within the allotted...View More
Yes, you will be considered legally married in Oklahoma even if you never turned in your marriage license. The marriage license is a record of your marriage, but it is not required for the marriage to be valid. However, it is important to turn in your marriage license as soon as possible after you...View More
we are discussing divorce we have already decided on a mutual agreement of assets (what little there is) all going to her and she offered to take full custody but wants zero child support a combination of reasons but mostly my career would not allow me to be the holder and visitation would be very... View More
In most situations you can deviate from the guidelines, especially if both sides have an attorney, or more specifically the one who would be affected more than the guidelines would reflect. In other words if the one receiving was getting less, if that person was represented, or if one was paying...View More
Research the particular law (statute) to find a recent case in which an appellate court in your jurisdiction ruled that the law remains valid and enforceable. Focus most closely on cases within the last 20 years or so. I would use LEXIS or WESTLAW.
I was 17 at time of marriage (mother signed consent) and husband was 21. Husband was hurt at work resulted in him having double knee surgery. I dropped out of high school to stay home for his care. Husband became an addict to prescription pills and habitual drunk. We have not lived as husband and... View More
If the children were born during the marriage, the husband is considered the legal father. If the husband is not the biological father, then this will need to be addressed in the divorce and there is a procedure to resolve this issue. You will need an attorney to make sure this is done properly....View More
In Oklahoma, divorce laws can vary, and the impact of moving in with a new partner while going through a divorce could potentially affect matters like child custody, property division, and spousal support.
If you and your spouse have children, moving in with a new partner could potentially...View More
The only reason I can think of might be to minimize exposure for child support or possibly support alimony. With that said, I would go to the source and ask the attorney who made that suggestion to explain their strategy and then you will know for sure.
Technically it is still a state statute making it a felony. However, it has been rarely enforced since the 1960s. With the texas case of Lawrence it has become even more challenging because it’s a privacy issue between two consenting adults. Even though that case was a sodomy case between same...View More
She is saying she filed and has received service papers with a court date but I was never served. I don’t know if she is lying about filing. I have had custody with her having every other weekend and holidays. I receive a little child support from her monthly per court order after our divorce.... View More
It's not a form, it's a procedure that will need to be followed to give notice by publication, and it must be approved by the court. Schedule a consultation with a family law attorney in your local area and they will be able to help you.
my ex is an attorney in the court that we were divorced in. He is well known in the county and state that the divorce took place in. Im unable to pay for an attorney nor have i been able to get help from legal aid in this matter. I live in missouri now and I want the divorce court to be move to... View More
There is no law that allows a divorce court or case to be transferred from one state to another. Each state has its own divorce courts. Once a divorce case has been properly began in one state, that state retains jurisdiction through the entry of the final decree. It sounds to me from your...View More
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