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Divorces, Annulments, and Separations

Divorces, Annulments, and Separations October 15th, 2018 By Lori Lindsey Almost everyone enters into a marriage with the belief that it will last and two people will live together until one or both of them dies. However, that is not always the reality. Oklahoma...

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What is Limited Scope Representation?

What is Limited Scope Representation? October 15th, 2018 By Lori Lindsey Limited Scope Representation has been happening in Oklahoma for a long time. In 2008, it was authorized through Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2(c), which states that “a lawyer may...

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Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting October 15th, 2018 By Lori Lindsey One of the most important things divorced parents for their children is to try to co-parent with their ex-spouse. Whatever happened between the spouses that led to the end of the marriage happened. That is not going to...

Everybody Needs a Will

Everybody Needs a Will October 15th, 2018 By Lori Lindsey Nobody likes thinking about it or talking about it, but the fact remains that everybody needs to have a will or trust before they die. Nobody knows when or how they will die, so advanced planning is necessary...

Unbundled Legal Services

Unbundled Legal Services Divorce: What it is and what it means for you October 9, 2018 By Joanna Boyd When it comes to family law, everybody has at least one friend who went through a horrific divorce or custody battle only to end up dissatisfied with the result and...

WHAT IS COMMUNITY PROPERTY?

WHAT IS COMMUNITY PROPERTY? August 16, 2018 By Rachel Smith Perhaps the main reason why community property has become so well-known is because of Hollywood. How many times have you read an article or heard of a news story of a famous celebrity who is getting divorced...

Child Support Really is For Your Child

Child Support Really is For Your Child July 30, 2018 By Rachel Smith Child support is one of the most misunderstood aspects of family law cases (which includes divorces and custody and visitation cases when the parents are not married). There are so many reasons that...

Military Retired Pay & Divorce: Why Everything You Heard is Wrong

Military Retired Pay & Divorce: Why Everything You Heard is Wrong By: Stefanie BlahutJuly 16, 2018 Military divorces are different in a lot of ways when compared to non-military divorces. Plus, there are many misconceptions about important aspects related to military...

Why do I need an estate plan? My family can handle it when I die!

Why do I need an estate plan? My family can handle it when I die! July 13, 2018 This is a sentiment that I recently heard espoused from a rather close relative of mine (ahem, dad!) during a trip home to Oklahoma, and after some research learned this is not an uncommon...

Don’t Erase In Divorce

Don't Erase In Divorce June 12, 2018 Divorce is hard.  No one questions that.  Even if you both agree and want to be civil and polite and make things as easy as possible, it’s hard. Divorce is the end of something. You’re absolutely allowed to be mad or sad.  But, if...

The Power of Powers of Attorney

The Power of Powers of Attorney May 15, 2018 If you are between the ages of 20-70 there’s a good chance you have use for utilizing the legal tool of power of attorney. A power of attorney gives legal power to a certain person to act on another’s behalf. The document...

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