I got married in Arkansas on 8/13/2020 in Fort Smith Arkansas. The next following month I filed for an annulment in Wagoner, Oklahoma but my husband decided to challenge the Arkansas law and state that we are not married despite the license being filed in Arkansas and signed by a minister. The... Read more »
This is a situation where free advice over the internet is not going to resolve this issue. My suggestion is take all of your documents to an attorney so they can review and give you an opinion and explain your options.
If there is a marriage and you are trying to get divorced you would...Read more »
In the process of getting a divorce and my wife has been doing things against court orders, while in possession of our children, that i see as being potentially harmful to there wellbeing. I cant legally protect them without evidence and this is the only way i can see to obtain any. Thank you for... Read more »
We have nothing to testify. We have an uncontested divorce. We turned in my waiver to show up and we have no idea what he has to testify about. The clerk said the judge was old school and if he didn't testify right or say the statement right he would deny the divorce. When my husband asked... Read more »
Typically, even in uncontested divorces, the filing party (Petitioner) will have to testify. What this usually entails is stating their name for the court, they have lived in the county and state for the required time, things are not going to get fixed, and they understand they cant marry anyone...Read more »
I'm a stay at home mom and I'm trying to get into school. We have a toddler. Things are becoming untenable and I know we need to leave. How do I make sure I can keep my little safe when it comes to custody and visitation.
You can file in Oklahoma if you have lived in Oklahoma for the last six months and file in the county where you have lived the last 30 days. If the other party does not live in Oklahoma and does not agree to submit to Oklahoma jurisdiction then you could have a jurisdictional issue so meet with an...Read more »
My soon to be ex husband and I are in agreement on everything inside our house as far as who will get what. We have it on paper and are about to have it notarized. However, we just bought this house on 9/30/2020 and he is wanting to stay in the house. I do not mind if he does, I just don’t know... Read more »
I have my signed decree that states, "Support alimony payments shall only terminate if Petitioner remarries". My ex-wife informed me she has remarried effective 5 March 2020. I have paid the amount in full as required for March. When April rolls around do I require a court injunction... Read more »
No- counseling is not mandated. The only thing that will be required is the co-parenting class. I have seen this class waived for one parent if they are not receiving any visitation, but anyone receiving visitation/custody will have to go to the class.
Family law cases are not as simple as filing out forms. Preparing the proper documents in only part of the equation. It is also critical to follow the appropriate procedure, local court rules, and fully understand the rules of evidence so any evidence can be properly presented and considered by...Read more »
You should contact an attorney to assist you in getting what is rightfully yours and what is fair and equitable. Your indiscretion alone is not sufficient to change the fair and equitable distribution. Unless there is more to the case then you need an attorney to help you get that fair treatment....Read more »
My husband wanted to change his last name to mine once we were married due to a felony conviction on his part. We were together 2.5 years and he never used my name or changed his last name to mine until we filed for divorce, he changed his drivers license to my last name approximately 2-4 days... Read more »
Can he reopen a default decree that was given on 10/15/2020? He has been in prison 15 out of 19 years of marriage, never held a job, nor did he stay at home and take care of our 3 kids. He says he wants 1/2 of everything and 19 years of alimony.. I have sole custody of the kids. And a court order... Read more »
If he is represented, the attorney must be licensed in Oklahoma in some form, even if it is a temporary licensure (pro has vice). If he was not properly served, or not given a reasonable opportunity to challenge the divorce, Especially as it comes to child custody and child support, then some...Read more »
My wife filed a petition for divorce. I’m being served papers tomorrow. My spouse’s father is telling me to meet him tomorrow morning with a notary to sign the papers. Do I need to sign them then or can I take them, read over them, and sign and get them notarized when I’m ready?
A notary is not needed to be served papers. You should NOT sign anything when being served. You should receive a copy of the summons as well as the petition. Then you have a little over two weeks to file your answer/response with the court. If you have any other questions then reach out to a family...Read more »
I was denied the right to find another lawyer for our divorce. Hard to explain in a summary. But my lawyer was Haha hehehe with my ex husband's attorney when u arrived for court my lawyer pulls me aside and quits and takes everything like police reports domestic violence pictures and so... Read more »
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