An In-Depth look at Oklahoma’s Child Custody Relocation Laws

There are many steps involved in the process of relocating, from switching over your Internet, utilities, packing, scheduling movers, and more. When you have children from a prior relationship, the process becomes even more complicated, especially if you’re moving a fair distance away. Oklahoma law has several stipulations for such an eventuality. Failing to comply could put you in legal trouble or jeopardize your parental rights, regardless of the reason for the move. That’s why it’s critical to work with Oklahoma child custody attorneys familiar with the specific mandates of places like Tulsa or Oklahoma City. Your attorney can guide


Coparenting During a Pandemic

Coordinating childcare when parents are separated or divorced can be difficult under the smoothest of conditions. Decisions need to be made regarding where the child spends most of their time, what school they attend, and what habits they maintain. In the midst of the pandemic, the situation is suddenly far more complex. Even in relatively amicable arrangements, the conditions of your custody agreement may currently be incompatible with present CDC safety recommendations or mandated announcements issued by the mayors of Tulsa and Oklahoma City. For the health and safety of the child and all other family members, parents must reevaluate


Possible Options for Expediting Your Divorce

Divorce is a notoriously stressful and time-consuming process. Thankfully, there are some ways a divorcing couple could potentially expedite their divorce proceedings to end their marital contract as quickly as possible. Ending a marriage quickly is not always the best approach to such a life change, but in some cases, a swift divorce is in both spouses’ best interests. Typically, divorce requires a waiting period. Most states uphold a mandatory waiting period that a divorcing couple must complete before a divorce is granted. The purpose of this waiting period is typically to provide the divorcing couple one last opportunity to


Seven Tips for Choosing a Tulsa, Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer

The end of a marriage can be a tumultuous time in your life as you navigate the many emotions that come with the end of a long relationship. When you add in the various financial and logistical hurdles associated with dividing your household, as well as the potentially complicated legal process that sets the division into motion, it is easy to see why divorce is the second most stressful life event. In fact, only the death of a loved one is considered more stressful, leading many people to explore ways to make divorce more straightforward for all involved. Choosing the


Oklahoma Leads Much of the Nation in Divorce – Learn Why

When you decided to begin your marriage, you likely did so with the intent of ensuring your relationship would last forever. If you’re like most people, however, chances are that your marriage has experienced its share of troubles. For many Oklahoma residents, recurring marital troubles can lead to a legal dissolution of a marriage – more commonly known as divorce. Divorce Is More Common in Oklahoma Than in Most Other States For years, the state of Oklahoma – as well as Oklahoma City itself – has ranked atop other states with one of the highest divorce rates in the land.


FAQs About Divorce in Bloomington, Illinois

In Bloomington, Illinois, you must utilize the court system to legally terminate a marriage. The decision to end a marriage is never an easy one. It’s important to know as much as you can about the process before beginning. We have compiled a comprehensive set of Divorce FAQs to help ensure you are comfortable as you begin your divorce: Q: Do I have to give a reason to get divorced in Bloomington, Illinois? A: No. Illinois requires only irreconcilable differences as grounds for divorce. In addition, any fault or poor behavior of either spouse is not considered for the division


How to Avoid Paying Your Ex Alimony

If you are considering divorce, it’s natural to be nervous about your future financial situation. You likely have questions about the financial arrangements that will unfold between you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Alimony, also called spousal maintenance, is just one of the many financial issues that can arise during divorce in the Midwest. Alimony may not become an issue in every divorce, but it’s essential to understand what alimony entails in case you are obligated to pay it or entitled to receive it. What Is Alimony? In the simplest terms, alimony or spousal support is payment from one divorcing spouse


Oklahoma City Attorneys Reporting Rise in Divorce Cases

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions throughout the United States have many Americans feeling uncertain about their futures. Adjusting to a lack of work, working from home, and working while caring for children full-time is a big adjustment for anyone. Unfortunately, anxieties amid the COVID-19 pandemic have apparently given rise to divorces in the Oklahoma City area. Local attorneys are reporting sharp increases in the numbers of calls their offices received recently about filing for divorce, 30% to 40% higher for some. If you have recently experienced friction in your marriage that seems to have coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic, you


Tulsa Legal Experts Brace for Divorce Rate Jump Amid COVID-19

The ongoing health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Americans to spend more time at home than usual. Many businesses have closed their doors, and companies across industries have restructured their workforces to account for public health and safety. People are working from home, kids are staying home from school, and this new reality has been harder for some people to handle than others. One of the unfortunate potential outcomes of the COVID-19 lockdown in the Tulsa area and beyond is the likely spike in divorce cases due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place and stay-home orders. The old adage


Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution: Knowing What to Expect in Your Divorce

If you expect to divorce in the near future, you likely have countless questions about what to expect and what laws might come into play during your divorce proceedings. If you have any concerns about property division, one of the first steps you can take is researching your state’s property division laws pertaining to divorce. The two most common property laws in use in the United States when it comes to property division in divorce are “community property” and “equitable distribution.” What Is Community Property? Only nine states in the United States follow community property statutes for property division in


7 Reasons You Need Representation from a Family Law Attorney for Divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Thursday, July 16, 2020. A divorce can be a very difficult situation for everyone involved. Attempting to navigate divorce proceedings without legal representation is usually a bad idea, no matter how straightforward the details may seem at first. If you’re bracing for divorce proceedings in the Midwest, no matter how the issue came about, it’s essential to find legal representation as quickly as possible so you can approach the matter with confidence.Many people make the mistake of thinking they can handle self-representation for a divorce, but this is sadly not the case. The


What is a family care plan in a military divorce?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce/Separation on Monday, June 1, 2020. Unfortunately, those serving in the armed forces suffer from a large variety of marital problems. Forced separations combined with the stress of deployment affect service members as well as their spouses and children. When these issues cannot be resolved, many military marriages sadly end in divorce. Getting a divorce can be complex regardless of your status, but for active-duty military families, divorce is especially complicated. All military branches do what they can to help families through divorce. One way they do so is by requiring all families to create


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