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.
Many people believe prenuptial agreements are the be all, end all of contracts. As it happens, an airtight prenup is extremely rare. There are a number of factors that can lead to a judge overturning a prenuptial agreement, but reaching that point is difficult.
A prenuptial agreement, also known as a “prenup,” is a written contract made between a couple before marriage that outlines each party’s respective assets and debts. The purpose of this document is to define and specify each person’s
You don’t need to be wealthy or a celebrity to care about your possessions and who will receive them. Wills and prenuptial agreements are both used to put others on notice of what you own.
Any couple with personal or business assets can benefit from a prenuptial agreement. In the event of a divorce or death of a spouse, a prenup ensures property remains in the possession of its original