Oklahoma Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: How much child support would both parents pay to the guardian whom their child lives with?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
Doak Willis' answer
Does the child receive any benefits? Those benefits would go to the child. As for the parents, that amount depends on how much each draws monthly. It is computed on a schedule which is based upon their gross monthly income. You must have those figures before your question can be answered.

Q: I live in Oklahoma, my ex wife & I have joint custody but she is the custodial parent. She decided to move 2 hrs away

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
Pete David Louden's answer
If the children have been living with you and wish to stay in your home the process would be to modify your order. After reviewing your case an attorney can tell you how to get this done and your chance of success.

Q: What do I do if my 8 month old daughters dad requests to terminate his rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 31, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
There are only two ways to terminate parental rights in Oklahoma. 1) the child is adopted or 2) the state can terminate rights for abuse or neglect in a deprived child case.

Even when rights are terminated, that does not stop child support. Child support is still paid unless the child is adopted.

Q: My husband and his ex have joint custody of their 3 kids. They agreed in mediation that he'd pay 60$ weekly in child

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
I understand how its possible to get behind, especially with a new baby. Just get it caught up as quick as you can and then there's nothing she can do.

Q: Does a father have to continue paying child support if he signs his rights over in the state ok oklahoma?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 19, 2018
Doak Willis' answer
If the child was adopted by another party at the time the father signed his consent to the termination of his parental rights then his obligation to pay child support in the future is terminated upon the adoption being completed.If there was no adoption then the father must still continue paying his child support.

Q: If a father voluntarily signs his rights over does he still pay child support in the state of oklahoma?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Gary Johnston Dean's answer
Yes , until such time as the child is adopted by another person.

Q: can i attain a lawyer from Oklahoma to file a motion to modify a support order in Michigan?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Nov 19, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Only if the Oklahoma lawyer is licensed to practice in Michigan.

Q: I was recently found out that my child support case through Oklahoma DHS CSE was closed.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Nov 16, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
An attorney would need to see all your documents in order to answer your question. The case being closed could just mean DHS is no longer involved but the support is still owed. Gather all your documents and meet with an attorney.

Q: Do I have to send back child support to my 19yr old son?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 23, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Money goes to the parent, not the child.

Q: How can the custodial parent be allowed to not work for the past 10yrs? Can a judge order her to get a job. Children >12

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 23, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Court won't order her to get a job but the court could impute an income amount that she is capable or earning. Bottom line, You need to hire an attorney to help you with a modification.

Q: Oklahoma Dhs put a levy on my account. I went to the office to fill out paperwork to have it released. Anything else?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 11, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Hire an attorney to help you and you will increase your odds of getting this resolved.

Q: What can my niece do to get her child support that the judge ordered.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 20, 2018
John Cannon's answer
She needs to seek enforcement through the court with the assistance of counsel.

Q: I was subpoenaed to modify my child support from OK DHS. I am the non custodial out of state parent, what are my options

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
This is a situation that I deal with often. Simple answer, hire an attorney to represent you in the modification and they should be able to set it up so you can appear by telephone.

Q: If I've been payingy for my child's private school tuition, sports,& the cost of any other extra activities for years.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
If she is the custodial parent, absolutly she can be awarded child support.

Q: I received a letter from the court about termination of child support in oklahoma. What does that mean

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 5, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
An attorney would need to see the document in order to tell you what it means.

Q: My ex-wife said she would give me custody our autistic son, cause she can’t handle him, but has yet to sign papers

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 24, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
You are going to need to file a modification proceeding and get it on the docket if she wont sign. Not a do it yourself project, hire an attorney with experience helping people with these type cases.

Q: Does Oklahoma include Army disability as part of income to figure child support payments? Or just gross amount on taxes?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 10, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Yes, all sources of income are included to calculate child support.

Q: Can a women go after you for child support if the kid isn't yours

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 14, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
If you signed an affidavit of paternity (signed the birth certificate) then you have a limited amount of time to rescind. Otherwise, She could file a paternity case but then you can request a paternity test.

Q: I just finished a case where my child was adopted . Was told there was a rearment payment owed to stop child support

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
If you are trying to deal with DHS without an attorney, that is likely the problem. NEVER deal with DHS without an attorney. You should meet with an attorney and they will be able to help you get this resolved and behind you.

Q: If my ex wife quits her job, is she required to notify me of the change in income for child support computations?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jun 29, 2018
Pete David Louden's answer
Depends on your court order. If your child support order specifically says she is required to tell you, yes. If the support order does not specifically require her to do so, no.

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