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Q: Oklahoma Question: Refusal of medical provider to give parent medical bills of 2 minor children. Need help! Thx so much!

Div parent req ccs of med bills w/med prov. SFH refuses to give bills to parent(SFH)only w/other parent's perm. Mother refuses to allow father to hv the bills, "only what she gives him" Found out that the $$ pd directly to her she stated was "reimb for what shes pd" etc. wasn't being pd towards the... Read more »

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 26, 2018

You are entitled to all records concerning the child. The problem you have described happens all the time. The good news is that there is a solution. Simple solution is hire an attorney to modify your existing court orders to include language that addresses this issue.

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Q: My ex-husband passed away without a will. He still owes me 3 years of payments per the divorce degree a lien

Richard Winblad answered on Oct 26, 2018

You should visit an attorney in your area to determine if the lien is filed with the recorder of deeds and that it is still valid. You may need to foreclose or file a claim in the probate case if one is filed.

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Q: does the separation agreement form{no contested items} need to be filed with court??? or is notary good enough ?

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 22, 2018

A notorized agreement is not the same as an order of the court. Your attorney will prepare your agreement in the form of a court order, present to the court for approval, and then file.

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Q: My wife and I are legally separated. I now want a divorce. We have agreed to the terms. What do I need to do?

I filled out online divorce paperwork but it came back that they couldn't do it since I was legally separated already

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 18, 2018

All you need to do is take your agreement to an attorney in your local area and they will be able prepare the documents and present to the court.

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Q: Can a spouse do a news paper notification of divorce even if he knows how to get a hold of you, is that legal

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 15, 2018

No. Notice by publication is used when a party cannot be located.

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Q: My boyfriend's ex is refusing to let anyone pick up the children except him. The court order states party's not father.

My boyfriend's EX is refusing to let anyone pick up the children except him he works out of town most weekends and only comes home on Saturdays. she will not allow his parents me or anyone to pick them up she just simply denies the visitation stating she doesn't have to give them to anyone else... Read more »

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 9, 2018

This is a problem that I encounter often when a custodial parent puts her need to be in control over the best interest of the child. The good news is that there is a solution to take it out of her hands. I have had success in the past with this type of issue by modifying the visitation order to... Read more »

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Q: selling house that I signed a quit claim deed on but divorce papers say property split when sold-do papers override? My

My name is still on Mortgage and I have to sign papers to sell.

Pete David Louden answered on Oct 2, 2018

In order to give you an opinion on a legal document, an attorney would need to first see the document. You should take all your documents to an attorney so they can review and then they will be able to give you a reliable answer.

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Q: My boyfriend left his marriage 11 years ago. How can he file for divorce?

He left due to her alcoholism and abuse, he made an attempt to send her last known address the papers for the divorce with no response after 3 months, and he is honestly very nervous about having any actual contact with her. How can he file for divorce without her and is the 6 months living alone... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean answered on Sep 27, 2018

He must serve her with notice of filing of the divorce. If he knows where she is, it would be best to hire a private process server to serve her. If he can't locate her, she can be served with notice by publication, and should get a lawyer to help make sure it's done right. You can continue... Read more »

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

She was to get child support. She has custodial rights. 2 months ago. She says she is waiting on her lawyer and he is not doing what he needs to do to put it in place. She is now having to work 2 jobs trying to make it. kids are 14 and 12. Zero help from the father in raising them.

John Cannon answered on Sep 20, 2018

She needs to seek enforcement through the court with the assistance of counsel.

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Q: Who pays the mortgage during divorce

He promised to help, but stopped. Now we are still not divorced and I’m behind. The mortgage is in his name

Pete David Louden answered on Sep 11, 2018

If the parties are not able to agree how debts are divided it is left up to the court to decide. There is no one answer that applies in every case. You would need a formal consultation with an attorney so they could gather all the information necessary to give you an opinion of what the court... Read more »

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Q: Can I move back to texas with my daughter?

Im in a middle of a divorce. My ex wife myself and our daughter are from texas. I want to move back to texas. But her mother want to stay Im oklahoma due to a man she is most with. Will me and my daughter be able to move down with out the worry of be long forced to stay?

Pete David Louden answered on Sep 1, 2018

If a divorce has been filed you must follow the automatic temporary injunction which limits out of state trips. Will also depend on other factors such as who is awarded custody. Meet with an attorney to discuss your case in detail and get specific advice that will apply to your situation.

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Q: What are the exceptions to bigamy in Oklahoma

T. Luke Barteaux answered on Aug 31, 2018

Bigamy is a felony in the State of Oklahoma. Bigamy happens when someone marries a person while still legally married to someone else. Often the perpetrator will do everything in their power to hide or lie about the previous unresolved marriage(s) to the new spouse, their previous spouses, and law... Read more »

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Q: my wife wants her name change back to her maiden name but it was not included in the petition, do we need to modify it

Pete David Louden answered on Aug 29, 2018

Just let your attorney know you want to make the change and they will be able to help you get this taken care of in the decree.

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Q: My spouse filed for divorce in California what can be done about filing here after many years?

She filed and was granted a divorce in California without my consent. What are my options for filling here and the benefits from that?

Pete David Louden answered on Aug 27, 2018

If you are already divorced you would not be able to file another divorce here unless you married again after the first divorce.

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Q: In Oklahoma will a judge just grant a devorce because the spouse doesn't feel connected

My wife wants a devorce because she doesn't feel the sparks but has said couple that devorce also remarry

However she has looked for many ways out and she doesn't have any grounds for a devorce as far as I know

Pete David Louden answered on Aug 18, 2018

Yes. If one spouse requests a divorce the court will grant a divorce.

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Q: My husband has filed for a divorce and does not have biblical grounds for a divorce. I am against the divorce due to my

religious beliefs. My husband knew that I was against divorce when we married. He will more than likely try to go for abandonment since he moved out of our marital home for six months and then when I joined him, he kicked me out of the home. We have been living separately now for four months.... Read more »

Pete David Louden answered on Aug 9, 2018

Yes. If one spouse requests a divorce the court will grant the divorce generally on the grounds of incompatability.

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Q: What do I need to do now that I have seperated from the man I "married" that is still legally married to his first wife?

Their divorce was never finalized. She left the state and he claims he didnt know. But even after I found out about this, he still never did anything to resolve this issue. That was several years ago.

I'm not 100% certain that he knew at the time we got married or not. He definitely knew... Read more »

Doak Willis answered on Aug 8, 2018

You would need to file for an annulment of the marriage since your husband was married and is still married at the time you got married to him. You will also need to file a Petition against him for paternity to have legal status of your children determined as well as for custody, visitation, and... Read more »

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Q: What is the wait period to remarry in Oklahoma after divorced

Pete David Louden answered on Jul 24, 2018

You must wait six months.

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Q: How much spousal support am I liable for after the divorce is granted and support plan agreed to?

The divorce was granted 1.5 years ago, along with a support plan. Her insurance coverage changed, and she believes she can't get adequate medical coverage that she can afford. She is diabetic Type I, and it's pricey. Is it my responsibility to cover this coverage increase?

Pete David Louden answered on Jul 19, 2018

This will depend on what was ordered in your divorce decree. Contact an attorney to review your divorce decree and they will be able to answer your question.

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Q: Can you file for divorce if your wife is out of the country

Pete David Louden answered on Jul 15, 2018

If you have lived in Oklahoma six months, You can file a divorce in the county where you have lived for the last thirty days.

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