This month, we’re writing all about child custody to help you better understand the various processes and outcomes associated with it. We’ve already written posts about the different types of custody, from legal to physical to sole and joint.
Cases of child custody are incredibly complex, involving many factors and leading to a variety of outcomes. If you haven’t already read our prior blog posts on custody, you should know before continuing that there are many different types of custody, from joint to sole, physical to legal.
Have you thought about adoption? There are probably a million different questions and concerns you’re working through and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the vast amount of information out there. A lot of worry comes from the unknown, but so many positive things also stem from it.
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (“OKDHS”) has approximately 9,000 children placed in out of home care and it is currently looking for adoptive families for approximately 500 children. These children often
If you’re seeking sole custody in a divorce or paternity case, you should prepare yourself for a challenging road ahead. Sole custody differs from joint custody in that the arrangement grants both legal and physical custody to one parent.
Every state has its own guidelines for determining child custody. But, like most states, Oklahoma grants custody based on the best interest of the child. In other words, the court takes into consideration the well being of the child as well as the
According to a study by Princeton University, half of unmarried fathers don’t live with their children at birth. Without a custody order, an unmarried father is essentially powerless to see his child without the permission of the mother.