Dividing Debts in Okmulgee Divorce

Dividing debts in Okmulgee divorce is part of the process. Our divorce clients often have questions and concerns about dividing debts in divorce.  In fact, when explaining the property division portion of a divorce, the dividing up of debts is our most common question.  In Oklahoma, the courts follow the “equitable division” doctrine. This doctrine seeks to divide assets and liabilities fairly.  However, fairly…

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How To Calculate Child Support in Okmulgee County

Child Support in Okmulgee County

Calculating child support in Okmulgee County is hot topic. In any legal decisions regarding separating parents who have a child, child support and custody becomes a factor.  As a result, over 30,000 single parents in Oklahoma are the recipients of child support for their child-rearing expenses.  This is only slightly over 50% of the single-parent households in Oklahoma who are eligible for child support…

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Okmulgee Common Law Marriage Lawyers

Common law marriage

Making the decision to divorce or remarry is a big decision that requires lots of forethought. If your potential marriage didn’t come with a license or have a ceremony you may still be married. Common law marriage in Okmulgee is a valid marriage but there are very strict requirements that must be met. Not all states recognize common law marriage but Oklahoma does. In…

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Modify Child Support in Okmulgee

Modify child support

Custody and child support is a long-term process.  When a person pays child support it generally lasts for years.  This means that a person paying child support will have the opportunity to go through several life changes before the payments end.  For example, it’s common that a person paying child support will change jobs more than once during the time the support order is…

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How To Make a Will in Okmulgee

How to make a will

The importance of knowing How to make a will in Okmulgee is illustrated by the following story. You may have heard of the Osage Indian nation murders over their oil fortune.  It’s now in a book “Killers of the Flower Moon”.  The murder conspiracy worked because the multi-million dollar oil fortune owned by the Osage could only pass through inheritance.  Thus, people had to…

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