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Read our latest family and domestic law articles on divorce, custody, probate, and estate planning.

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Divorce

A Guide to Spousal Support in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is unique in that state law does not specify a set of guidelines or formula for determining how much spousal support must be given …

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Adoption

Can a Child Be Adopted Without the Father’s Consent?

The decisions we make in life can sometimes lead to having unexpected children. In some cases, adoption might be the best option. But can a …

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Custody

Understanding and Calculating Child Support in Oklahoma

Parents have a legal duty to protect and take care of their children. When parents are divorced, both parents begin paying child support to continue …

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Adoption

Should I Have an Open Adoption?

Open adoptions were introduced not too long ago. Closed adoptions were the only choice, and both parents and children were left with little information about …

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Adoption

What Requirements Are Needed For Adoption in Oklahoma?

Beginning the process of adoption is always a special time. However, the joy you may feel could be clouded by the stress of legal paperwork …

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Estate Planning

What is Estate Litigation And Why Might I Need it?

Complications surrounding the Last Will and Testament of a family member has lead to many a lawsuit. With money, property, and family relationships at stake, …

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Adoption

Apply For Temporary Guardianship in Oklahoma

For one reason or another, you may find yourself needing to apply for temporary guardianship. If this is your first time doing so, you may …

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Adoption

Do You Need a Lawyer to Adopt a Stepchild in Oklahoma?

Statistics reveal that an increasingly large percentage of Americans are part of a blended family or stepfamily. A blended family consists of a couple who …

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Contracts

6 Tips for Creating a Professional Business Contract

In business dealings, a well-prepared contract is essential. Contracts outline what is expected from all involved parties, and what happens if the specified terms are …

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Estate Planning

Using a Quiet Title Action to Establish True Ownership

As a property owner having and maintaining a clear title on the property is a must. One way to determine true ownership is to file …

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Estate Planning

At What Age Should I Begin Estate Planning?

Put simply, it’s never too early to start planning your estate. While many people think that planning their estate is only for retirees, this couldn’t …

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Divorce

Trial Alternatives for Divorce During COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all currently living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 virus has pressed pause on trials and hearings across the country. …

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Divorce

Divorce Decree vs. Divorce Certificate—What’s the Difference?

Getting a divorce is notoriously complicated. Many steps must be taken to complete the process. One of which is ensuring that you have all the …

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Custody

How Can a Mother Obtain a Paternity Decree?

As a parent, your child’s well being is of your utmost priority. Especially in their early years, you want to ensure that they are given …

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Difference Between a Trust and a Will
Estate Planning

What’s the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?

Throughout your life, you no doubt, have accumulated many possessions. Houses, land, businesses, and vehicles are only some of the assets that might make up …

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Custody

4 Reasons Why You Might Need a Custody Lawyer

Divorce cases are hardly ever simple and pleasant. They are often quite complicated and difficult to settle. These already rather difficult cases can become even …

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Need a Lawyer for Your Will
Estate Planning

Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Will

You’ve finally decided to write your will, but you’re not quite sure where to start. If your financial situation is quite complex, or your have …

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Wills & Trusts
Estate Planning

Wills & Trusts

We understand how important wills and trusts are when you must leave your family and friends behind. Our clients find that our focus on personal service …

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Estate Planning

Property Distribution at the Time of One’s Death

What happens to a person’s property distribution at the time of one’s death? If you own real property, like a house or land, as a …

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Estate Planning Process in Tulsa
Estate Planning

Tulsa Estate Planning

Planning for what will happen to your estate after your death is a necessary part of life. Making legal arrangements that express your wishes for …

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Questions About The Indian Child Welfare Act
Adoption

Answers To Your Questions About The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

What is ICWA and why was it passed? “ICWA” stands for the Indian Child Welfare Act. ICWA was promulgated and passed in 1978 in response …

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Adoption

The Adoption Process In Oklahoma

Adoption should be a special time of celebration but the legal process can be stressful and complicated. Whether you are an individual or a couple …

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Divorce

Getting a Divorce in Oklahoma

Getting a Divorce in Oklahoma? In Oklahoma, you must meet several requirements before you can legally file for divorce. You must meet residency requirements, establish …

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Custody

Fighting for Custody in Oklahoma

Are you fighting for custody in Oklahoma? Where custody is concerned, the courts always consider the best interests of the child. Legally, there are many …

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Custody

Types of Child Custody in Tulsa

In this article, we will go over the different types of child custody in Tulsa, OK. Child custody can be one of the most emotional …

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