How to Determine Income for Oklahoma Child Support
Child support is a vital aspect of family law designed to ensure that children receive the financial support they need, even when their parents are no longer together. In Oklahoma, child support calculations are governed by specific statutes, and one... Read More
Navigating Family Law in Oklahoma
Are you facing family-related legal issues in the great state of Oklahoma? Whether it's divorce, child custody, adoption, or any other family matter, understanding the ins and outs of family law is essential. At The Smith Firm, we're here to... Read More
How to File for Contempt in Oklahoma
Oklahoma law provides that if a party to a court order does not comply with the court order, they may be held in contempt of court. The law that provides for contempt citations in Oklahoma is Title 21 of the... Read More
How is Child Support Calculated in Oklahoma?
In Oklahoma, child support is typically calculated based on the Oklahoma Child Support Guidelines, which provide a formula for determining the amount of child support to be paid. The formula takes into account various factors, including the income of both... Read More
Can a Parent’s Rights be Terminated in a Step-Parent Adoption?
We often get asked questions about termination of parental rights and how or if it can happen. In the State of Oklahoma, a parent’s rights can be terminated in two instances. The first being if the District Attorney of a... Read More
Is Bedwetting a Sign of Child Abuse?
It is not uncommon to have a parent going through a divorce or custody case to raise the issue of their observance of regressive behaviors in their children. They often point to behavioral changes, such as bedwetting when they have... Read More
Child Support in High Income Cases
Oklahoma law provides that, except in rare occasions, any child shall be entitled to support by the parents until the child reaches eighteen (18) years of age. If a child is regularly enrolled in and attending high school, or an... Read More
Your Stress is Hurting Your Children
“Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.” – Oscar Wilde Divorce is often cited as one of the most stressful events an individual will ever experience. A parent experiencing a... Read More