Tulsa Attorney Blog 11 Posts Tagged 'Tulsa divorce attorney'

  • Parenting Classes Now Required in Oklahoma Divorce

    A Tulsa divorce attorney advises parents anticipating a no fault divorce to be prepared to attend parenting classes now required under a new Oklahoma law.

  • Oklahoma Parenting Penalty Hurts Families, Erodes Trust in Law

    It has been five years since the Oklahoma DHS concluded the legislature accidentally passed a law that penalizes parents for parenting. DHS’ illogical interpretation of parenting time adjustments does not encourage troubled parents to work out reasonable solutions. If DHS refuses to read the law as intended, lawmakers need to clarify their intent.

  • Oklahoma DHS Child Support Computations Defy Common Sense

    Part 2: An Exercise in Bureaucratic Nonsense UPDATE: In April 2015, an Oklahoma judge found that DHS had overstated interest on back child support obligations of some non-custodial parents. Learn how DHS calculated interest why some parents could get refunds for interest on back child support here. UPDATE: In May, 2015, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin […]

  • Oklahoma DHS Child Support Form Penalizes Shared Parenting

    An Oklahoma Dept. of Human Services child support form penalizes certain parents for parenting by applying an increase when no adjustment is indicated. A Tulsa child support lawyer says the practice is illogical and legislators should step in if the DHS refuses to interpreted the law as they intended it to be read.

  • Client Review: Tulsa Child Custody Lawyer

    A father explains how he personally benefited from the help of a Wirth Law Office Tulsa child custody lawyer in his family law case.

  • Gay Marriage Case Clouds Oklahoma Same-Sex Divorce Law

    As of July 18, 2014, federal courts have made it clear: Oklahoma’s prohibition on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The 10th Circuit Court affirmed a lower court’s decision that cited a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court case, U. S. v. Windsor (2013), as the basis for striking Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage. The decision was only a […]

  • How to Voluntarily Transfer Child Custody in Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Child Custody Can Now Be Delegated Without a Court Order A new Oklahoma law adopted in 2014 now allows parents to sign voluntary agreements that transfer custody of a child to another person. The non-judicial delegation of parental custody by power of attorney can last as little as 24 hours or as long as […]

  • ‘Fairness in Fault Act’ Would Make Oklahoma Divorce Attorneys Rich

    An Oklahoma bill that could make divorce lawyers wealthy and force some children to remain in homes where one parent wants to leave inched forward Feb. 20, 2014, when the Government Modernization Committee voted 5-3 in favor of the measure. House Bill 1548 would prohibit no-fault divorce in cases where either party objects to a […]

  • Gay Marriage in Oklahoma Raises Same Sex Divorce Questions

    Tulsa law firms are fielding a growing number of questions about same-sex divorce after federal courts struck down Oklahoma lawmakers attempts to ban same sex marriage.

  • The Dangers of Being Unrepresented: True Story

    Abraham Lincoln had it right when he stated, “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.”  Maybe the term “fool” is a bit harsh, but pro se litigants (representing themselves) almost always lack an understanding of court procedure and generally lack an understanding of the law, which can have devastating consequences in their […]