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  • Help! My Ex is Living in Muskogee With a Lover and Collecting Alimony from Me

    Alimony is always a difficult subject in a divorce. As needed as it often is, when emotions run high, alimony can be a touchy subject for both sides. But there are circumstances in which alimony, once ordered by the court, should be modified. Here is what you need to know about alimony modification and termination in […]

  • How Can I Establish Oklahoma Father’s Parental Rights if I Am Not Married to My Child’s Mother?

    Paternity issues can be complicated. Oklahoma is a state in which paternity is presumed when parents are married. So if you and your wife have a child, you will be presumed to be the father absent other compelling evidence. Likewise, when a couple is unmarried and the woman bears a child, even if you are […]

  • Can I Get an Oklahoma Child Support Modification if My New Job Pays Less Than I Made Before?

    Child support changes sometimes. People want to give their children every advantage they can. They want their children to succeed in life. But these days — especially with a volatile economy — sometimes not all the changes that we experience are good ones, and Oklahoma families may need to seek out a child support modification. […]

  • How Do I Collect Oklahoma Child Support if I Am Not Married to My Child’s Father?

    In Oklahoma, all parents have a moral, legal and ethical duty to support their children. While the ethical and moral duty may continue on into adulthood, depending on the circumstances, the legal duty continues until a child reaches the age of majority, usually the age of 18. In Oklahoma, this could result in paternity action. […]

  • Forging Fraudulent Evidence at Trial: A Whole Kettle of Trouble

    Forging fraudulent evidence at trial is most often treated as a felony crime in Oklahoma. That means mandatory prison time if convicted. If facing charges, hire an experienced Muskogee criminal defense attorney.

  • Treading the Line Between Recording Police Activity in Muskogee and Obstruction of a Police Officer

    Recording police activity in Oklahoma is generally a protected right as long as it is done in public and there is no obstruction of police duties. But police tend to resist being filmed. Know your legal rights. Call a Muskogee criminal defense attorney today.

  • Oklahoma Law: Harming or Interfering With a Police Service Animal

    Harming a police service animal in Muskogee, Oklahoma can be treated as either a felony or misdemeanor crime depending on circumstances. Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible if you are facing charges.

  • What Happens When You Violate a Child Custody Court Order in Muskogee?

    Any court in Oklahoma was use imprisonment or fines as a way of enforcing another court’s child custody order. Violations can be a felony in Oklahoma.

  • What is Felonious Assault in Muskogee, Oklahoma?

    Felonious assult in Oklahoma is often charged in conjunction with other crimes in which an assault often happens, such as rape and robbery. The crime is a felony.

  • Defining Cruelty to Animals in Muskogee

    Cruelty to animals is a crime in Oklahoma. It is most often treated as a felony and penalties vary quite a bit depending on the circumstances. Hire an attorney to protect your rights.

  • Statutory Rape Laws in Muskogee, Oklahoma

    Statutory rape is second degree rape in Oklahoma. Although not a violent crime, it carries stiff prison sentences if you are convicted. Make sure to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to help defend you.

  • What Are the Penalties for Possession of Child Pornography in Muskogee Oklahoma?

    Possession of child pornography is always treated as a felony in Oklahoma. Penalties vary, but you could face up to 20 years in prison. Hire expert help if you are facing charges.

  • Making False Claims Against the Government: What You Need to Know

    Making false claims against the State of Oklahoma is a serious offense. It is often a felony and can mean prison time if convicted. If you are facing charges, hire an experienced Muskogee criminal law attorney.

  • What Does Lewd Molestation of a Minor Under 16 Mean in Muskogee?

    Lewd molestation of a minor is a felony count in Oklahoma. It is a broad statute and can cover many types of cases. Conviction means years in prison. Get the help you need by calling an experienced criminal defense attorney.

  • Arrested for Second Offense Driving Under the Influence in Muskogee? What You Need to Know

    A second conviction for driving under the influence in Muskogee, Oklahoma is a felony offense. But there are things you can do to help yourself. Contact an expert to get the help you need.

  • Trying to Escape an Electronic Monitoring Device is Illegal In Muskogee

    Trying to escape an electronic monitoring device without court authority to remove it is a crime in Oklahoma, either a felony or a misdemeanor. Hire an experienced Muskogee attorney to help.

  • Impersonating an Officer Means Trouble in Muskogee

    Impersonating an officer in Oklahoma is a crime that is usually treated as a misdemeanor. If convicted, you could serve a year in jail. Hire a good defense attorney today.

  • Assault and Battery Against Emergency Care Technicians

    An assault and battery against emergency care technicians in Muskogee Oklahoma can be treated as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on circumstances. When treated as a felony, prison is mandatory. Hire an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible.

  • Can I Relocate After Divorce With My Children?

    The desire to relocate after divorce in Muskogee, Oklahoma can be a hot button topic. Relocation is a part of divorce as spouses separate. And sometimes, a parent chooses to move far away to get a fresh start. However, if you want to relocate after divorce—especially out of state—you should check with your attorney before making […]

  • Does Adultery in Oklahoma Matter in a Muskogee Divorce?

    Like all states, Oklahoma law states that grounds for the divorce must be listed in the petition for divorce. The petition for a Muskogee divorce must state one of these grounds, and adultery in Oklahoma is a legitimate reason for divorce. Adultery in Oklahoma is Grounds for a Muskogee Divorce The grounds stated must be that […]

  • What are Muskogee, Oklahoma Annulment Requirements?

    A Muskogee, Oklahoma marriage can be ended by divorce, which is a dissolution of an existing contract between two people. It can also be annulled if the case fits Oklahoma annulment requirements. Unlike dissolution, an annulment treats the marriage as if it never existed. The marriage is either legally void or voidable. An annulment is […]

  • How is Child Support in Muskogee OK Calculated?

    Paying child support in Muskogee OK is a legal and moral obligation. It is enforceable in every state. Oklahoma takes this obligation seriously. Oklahoma Child Support Guidelines The Oklahoma legislature has passed laws that created child support guidelines. These guidelines are the basis of all child support awards that are made in Oklahoma. The formula […]

  • Do Muskogee County Divorce Courts Have Jurisdiction if My Spouse Lives Out of State?

    As our society becomes increasingly mobile, issues of out-of-state jurisdiction in continuing custody cases have become both more commonplace and more complex in Muskogee County divorce courts. Jurisdiction refers to the power of a court to make a decision over a person or their property. So how do we decide which court has jurisdiction over […]

  • When Can a Muskogee Attorney Get an Oklahoma Custody Modification?

    Parents’ situations change over time. The custody order that worked well two years ago, at the time of your divorce, may not work well now. The good news is that in Muskogee, Oklahoma, if your custody order no longer works well, you can get a modification of that order under certain circumstances. Custody, support, and […]

  • Can My Attorney Get a Court to Award Alimony in Muskogee?

    Divorce is one of the most stressful events that we go through in our lives. It signals the end of an emotional connection with a spouse. At the same time, it signals the end of a working financial unit. As a marriage ends and as we move through divorce, we make financial decisions that can […]

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