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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Christina Ann Richardson ? Know anything on anything

Violation human Rights A government conspiracy cover up

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answered on May 25, 2024

In general, if someone believes their rights have been violated or that there is a government conspiracy, some options to consider may include:

1. Reporting concerns to relevant oversight bodies, such as the state attorney general's office, the FBI, or organizations like the ACLU that...
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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a grandparent take guardianship/temp guardianship of grandkids without the parents signing or court filing?

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My husband and I have had a really rough few years, mainly financially. We lost our house and we agreed to have my 2 daughters stay with my mom till we were on our feet. She said she was going to file for temporary guardianship on order to get them enrolled in her school district.... View More

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Q: what do i need to do about my sons situation

court implied he was charged with 4 counts of leud acts to minor while requesting him to be evaluated for incompetency he has never been charged with this although found incompetent. the case number they provided for these charges belong to someone else. written by same public defender that... View More

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Q: I'm having a kid with a woman and we aren't together or married. But she refuses to give the kid my last name.

Is there anything I can do to make that happen

0 Answers | Asked in Probate, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: probated never used she by pass everything so she keep the money to herself and I get nothing. I found the Wills it said

Wills said I get 40 percent and she get the rest and it's been two years I haven't received anything.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it considered domestic violence in oklahoma to with hold food from your spouse , domestic partner , common law wife

Not allow them to eat anything becausre your not feeling well and did not cook for him because he left and staid gone for about 2 hours giving the dog a ride when his whore lives down the road and he left me stranded with no money or transportation. And has been refusing to take my things to a... View More

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
answered on May 5, 2024

Well, I’m not sure I have enough information to give you any confident, legal advice. However, unless he is bedridden, and you are responsible for his care, or there is some legal status you possess where the law recognizes he is reliant upon you for his food, shelter, it’s highly unlikely that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Do I have a good chance of getting custody of my little brother?

I was 6 years old when my brother was born, and I've been at least helping out with taking care of him his whole life, from grabbing and temperature-testing milk for him as a baby to feeding and putting him to bed recently, I have changed more of his diapers then his dad (my ex-stepdad). My... View More

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Mar 1, 2024

You should consult an experienced family law attorney to help you. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can regain your parental rights after your rights have been terminated?

I had my rights terminated when my daughter was 3 now she's 15 almost 16 and is having issues in the home with her adopted parents and I was wondering if there's anything I can do get my rights back?

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

In Oklahoma, once parental rights have been terminated, the decision is generally considered final and irreversible. This means that the legal relationship between a parent and a child is permanently severed, making it extremely challenging to regain parental rights after termination. However, each... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I buy a house and deed it in my name only if married in Oklahoma?

I own a house in Texas that I purchased alone 14 years ago before meeting my current spouse (he leased before moving in with me and has never owned property). We married in Oklahoma 4 years ago and are now wanting to move there permanently. I would like to sell my home in Texas and use the proceeds... View More

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answered on Feb 14, 2024

Hire an OK attorney to draft a life estate/remainder deed. Do not use a title company.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Child Custody and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a parent choose to not enroll an eligible child in a tribe-specifically Kiowa-? What are parental rights here?

Deprived child case. DHS is involved due to Mother assaulting father and ultimately pleaded guilty and the parents are in process of case currently in Jackson County OK. Mother is Kiowa Native father is Non-native and the boy is now 5. He is eligible but not enrolled as of yet. The father does Not... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

In cases involving the potential enrollment of a child in a Native American tribe, such as the Kiowa Tribe, both parents have rights and interests that need to be considered. The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) applies to child custody proceedings involving an Indian child, with specific provisions... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Why does DHS send me child support papers when my ex has not sign DHS papers in years for it so why am I being served

Papers for child support and a hearing to review my case how is there a case if my ex doesn't get benefits from DHS and hasn't contact them or dealt with them in many years so how can I find out my rights

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answered on Feb 2, 2024

It's possible that the Department of Human Services (DHS) in Oklahoma initiated the child support proceedings on behalf of your child, regardless of whether your ex has signed any papers or receives benefits from DHS. In Oklahoma, DHS has the authority to enforce child support orders and take... View More

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Q: how do you write a motion to change guardianship from full guardianship to limited guardianship for college purposes

my son is special need kid amd there is a program in NESU that is called River Hawks scholar program that my son wants to go to but he is not accepted with full guardianship, but could be accepted with limited guardianship

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answered on Jan 23, 2024

To write a motion to change guardianship from full to limited for college purposes in Oklahoma, you need to follow a specific legal process. Start by drafting a motion document, which is a formal request to the court. In this document, clearly state your current status as a full guardian and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Native American Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a non-native father OBJECT to the enrollment of his child(5) and the transfer of child custody case to Tribal&ICWA?

The child is not enrolled the mother is Kiowa& the case is in a non-native county in SW Ok& the father doesn’t want the child enrolled. The mother is trying to do so in order for odds to be in her favor with her people, who have family members that sit on the Tribe Counsel. She was the... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

In situations involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and child custody, the ICWA provides specific protections for Native American children in custody proceedings. It prioritizes the jurisdiction of tribal courts over state courts for custody cases involving Native American children.... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter purchased her home with money from her trust fund. Can her ex take her house?

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

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answered on Jan 12, 2024

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

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Q: How does the victim of bigamy report it?

The party commiting bigamy is a member of 2 tribes.

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answered on Dec 28, 2023

If someone is a victim of bigamy and the individual involved is a member of two tribes, the victim should report the incident to the appropriate tribal authorities. Bigamy involves being married to two or more people simultaneously, and it is considered a legal and ethical violation. In this case,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: In the Divorce Decree, when dividing retirement accounts do the names of the accounts need to be listed?

Draft of Decree simply reads "his (company name) retirement account to be divided 50/50". Is this acceptable or will it create issues down the line?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Dec 27, 2023

Technically it is ok.

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...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: In Oklahoma, a child out of wedlock and there is no custody order in place, can either parent keep child away from them?

Child stays with his mother, attends school and daycare in this town by mother, and father lives 45 minutes away only sees him once a week. Father has multiple times threatened to not bring child back. Is there anything the mother can do ?

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answered on Dec 24, 2023

In Oklahoma, when a child is born out of wedlock and there is no custody order in place, both parents generally have equal rights to the child. However, this situation can become problematic if one parent threatens to withhold the child from the other, as you've described with the... View More

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