In 2017, about 19.97 million children in the United States lived in single-parent households. And, according to the U.S. Census, this is a significant change from 8.2 million children in 1970. If you and your spouse are going through a divorce and have children younger than 18, you’re not alone, and child custody will be an important factor in the process.
Whether it comes as a surprise or if it was a long time coming, being served divorce papers can be an overwhelming experience. Most people aren’t able to think clearly in the days, or
Divorce serves two main purposes: to end a marital relationship and establish a fair division of assets and debts. If you’re considering ending a marriage, you’re likely experiencing a range of emotions. You’re also
Divorce can be a messy process, one you want to end quickly so you can move on with your life. It’s emotional; it’s tiring and has the ability to affect your rational thinking. However, there are negative consequences of jumping
Divorce proceedings have changed over time. Previously, courts only granted a divorce when one spouse was able to prove the other was “at fault” for the dissolution of their marriage - either by neglect, abuse, or engaging in an affair, etc.
You have a Joint Custody Plan with the other parent, but things are not going well. How do you know if it is time to make a change?
If you have children and are considering filing for divorce then please consider the below recommendations. My hope is that these recommendation will assist you in preparing to file for divorce and your choice of which attorney will represent you.
In my last blog post, we discussed the The Top 10 Recommendations to Consider Before Filing for Divorce When Children are Involved.
As a divorcing parent, you might have already anticipated what to do about child custody and child support. But if you are like so many other parents going through a divorce in Oklahoma, you may have almost overlooked visitation rules. In our final installment of this blog series about what parents should know when divorcing, our Oklahoma City family lawyers take a closer look at visitation and everything it entails.