When I filed I wasn’t sure who the dad is. But I now know who the dad is. He is willing to sign the AOP and put his name on the birth certificate. If I tell child support I know who the father is will they change the case or will they need anything else?
Depending on how old the child is, simply signing the AOP may be sufficient enough for DHS-CSS to start collecting child support from him. You may simply call them to see what else they need. In some situations, they may require genetic testing as well.
I filed a Motion to Modify Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support over a year ago in Oklahoma. The judge ordered us to attend mediation. We agreed on Child Custody and Visitation issues in mediation and signed our intent. My attorney at the time wrote up an order for the agreements in... Read more »
No phone visit as punishment for child or if angry with former spouse.
Will not allow children to have phone bought by father. Will not allow father to install location app (custodial parent takes children out of state. Also leaves them with questionable adults for extended periods without... Read more »
Your decree of dissolution would have to be reviewed by an attorney handling divorce and child custody/visitation issues in order to properly answer your question. Your decree should spell out your phone visitation rights. If they are being abused in contravention of what your decree states, then...Read more »
Fathers estate has 3 people that are not on mothers. When mother passes there will questions regarding the property and whonis goes to. Only myself and sster are on both estates. Father only payed 18 months or mortgage before divorcing mother and died owing substantial childsupport. Would court... Read more »
I would say that you need the services of an experienced family law practitioner licensed in the State of Oklahoma. That person should be able to handle most (if not all) of the issues that you're experiencing now.
I dropped of the baby to his father for an overnight visit. We are not legally married. Now he refuses to give him back. I did put his name on the birth certificate. They accused me of doing drugs and called CPS who did a drug test that I passed. How can he legally keep me from my baby?? And how do... Read more »
It depends on what has happened in your case thus far. Is there a paternity order that directs issues of custody, visitation, etc.? If so, and he is not returning the child per the Order, he may be held in contempt of Court for that. If there is not a paternity order, and DHS has him listed as...Read more »
I had a baby with a married man a yr ago. Child turned a yr old in may. He hasn't asked about her or seen her in over a month. He has very little interest in her, hes never kept her on his own, never seen her long usually about 20 min unless I would pay for me and her to accompany him on a business... Read more »
There is nothing in Oklahoma law that is a permanent legal separation. If you or she has filed paperwork in Court asking for a legal separation, there is nothing in the law to prohibit you two with living together while legally separated. Legal separations are normally used by couples wanting an...Read more »
My father found that he was dying of cancer. He had land in his name and my stepmothers. He wanted to divide land three ways. Her/me/stepbrother. She refused to sign. Do I have options? Another will was written that just gave me guns and all land went to her. Will says divided among me and... Read more »
First you must look at the deed that was filed putting the name of your father and step mother as owners of the property to see how the deed was made out. If it was a joint tenancy deed with rights of survivorship, she would be the sole owner of the property no matter what his will stated. His will...Read more »
You cannot be married to two people at the same time. You can force your husband to appear for the final hearing in your divorce by setting it for a final hearing and giving him notice to appear on that date. If he doesn't appear, the Judge will grant your divorce by default. He doesn't have to...Read more »
While you are pregnant, your future-former husband is the presumed legal father of your unborn child, unfortunately. You may be able to still proceed with pursuing a default divorce decree to a point. This will almost certainly require the assistance of a licensed attorney who has experience in...Read more »
We have had guardianship of our granddaughter since birth. Its been 16 months and our hearings keep getting continued. We have asked that a motion be filed for permanent guardianship but we get told "no we dont want to do that we are going for guardianship". Isnt a law that after 6 months of a... Read more »
There are several different reasons why an "emergency" guardianship may be continued, and they are all very fact-specific and case-specific. It is not uncommon for different Judges in different counties to handle how they continue "emergencies."
As to your second point, I would need to see...Read more »
There is not necessarily a standard, one-size-fits-all "packet" of forms available, as some divorces require different or specific forms and filings. If you contact a family law attorney licensed in Oklahoma, s/he will be able to walk you through the needed forms for your particular situation.
You state there is no Court order yet you say he is ordered to pay child support. If that order came from the Child Support division and the child was born out of wedlock, you need to hire an attorney to file a paternity action or if married file a petition for dissolution of marriage and ask for...Read more »
I was given sole custody, all divorce states is I have sole custody and respondent to pay X Amt of child support.No visitation was granted etc. Nothing has ever been paid, and he has not even had contact in nearly 3 years. He has had CF and CM arrests in the past few years (drug abuse)with deferred... Read more »
If the biological father has not had substantial contact with the child in 12 months, you may be able to proceed with an adoption without the biological father's consent on the grounds of abandonment. Failure to pay child support and lack of interest in exercising visitation in this time can be...Read more »
She insists the Judge told her the divorce won't be granted unless they both attend this parenting class. He refuses to go. What remedy does she have to get the divorce finalized and get an order for child support? He gives her no money for the small kids (3 under age 4). She is not working and... Read more »
Starting with the divorce questions, yes, attending the Helping Children Cope with Divorce class is mandatory for both parents and is offered at Family and Children's Services. If she is receiving certain types of state services through DHS, she may be able to waive the fee for the class....Read more »
Do you have a Temporary Order in place that specifically deals with Father’s Day/Mother’s Day? If so, it depends on the specific language of the Order. If he does not follow the specific language of the Order and return the child as the Order states, he could be held in Contempt of Court....Read more »
There was an incident where I as a parent consumed alcohol with a bac level higher than expected. I went to bed that night and my son left the house. He was two at the time. I’m being charged with child abuse but I was wondering if it’s neglect instead. When I went to social services they... Read more »
It is not clear whether or not you are talking about DHS charges of child abuse or criminal charges of child abuse. For DHS, no, this will always be on your record. If it is criminal charges and you receive a deferred sentence you may be eligible to get the record expunged at a future date.
My son's father lives in Louisiana and his parents are telling me to not file for more child support. I currently receive $300 a month per our custody agreement. His parents are telling me he does not currently have a job and that if I file for more they can lower my monthly amount or decide I do... Read more »
You can file a motion to modify support and support will be calculated based on the gross incomes on both parents. Support would not be zero even if he is not working. Dont listen to legal advice from his parents. Meet with an attorney to discuss your options.
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