The 21st century has been good to dads in Oklahoma and other states in the sense that there is no longer a strong inclination to award full custody to mothers. While mothers still do get more rights when there is a need to sort out custody matters post-divorce, joint custody is becoming increasingly common. Custody of a child involves two different types of custody: legal and residential or physical custody.
Couples who own a business in Oklahoma could face a lot of issues if they decide to divorce. Most of the time, one spouse keeps the business and buys the other out. However, there are cases in which both spouses continue running the business together. This requires a high level of cooperation.
A parenting schedule for a separated couple in Oklahoma can lead to many inconveniences. However, the plan is supposed to help children maintain a relationship with both parents. That's why parents should resist the temptation to use it as a weapon against one another.
Seeking financial advice prior to and during a divorce in Oklahoma makes perfect sense, but when two splitting spouses share the same financial professionals, the waters can get a bit murky. Whether someone is a dependent spouse or not, continuing to rely on the advice of a shared financial advisor may lead to a conflict of interest for the advisor and a conflict with one's soon-to-be ex over assets.
No matter which way you slice it, divorce is hard. There is rarely a circumstance or situation where divorce comes without its difficulties-- either financially, emotionally or mentally. The situation grows even grimmer when minor children are involved in the process. It's difficult enough to divide assets and separate what once were the inner workings of an intimate life. But to also be faced with dividing time with children can become an entire battle of its own.
Prospective Oklahoma homebuyers who are delinquent in paying child support should be aware that these payments are considered debt for mortgages purposes. This means that delinquent child support is counted as a derogatory credit event that can impair the chances of obtaining a mortgage approval. While such a low mark can be a major hindrance, there are other options that may allow a buyer to qualify for a mortgage.
Rarely would we recommend speeding up the process of divorce. In the vast majority of cases, Henry + Dow wants to encourage married couples to contemplate if divorce is the right decision for their circumstances. Given all the difficulties that come with divorce, we want to ensure that choosing divorce is the best choice for a couple.
The National College for DUI Defense held their intensive Summer Session Curriculum for DUI Defense Law at Harvard Law School's Austin Hall. College members represent the most experienced DUI defense attorneys in the country. This year's featured presenter was Mr. Roger Dodd. Dodd is considered the nation's pre-eminent instructor on cross examination. He teaches extensively across the United States, has authored several books on trial techniques as well as sustaining a thriving legal practice.