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
Reunification Therapy Following Parental Alienation: What Therapists Need to Know
Parental alienation is a heart-wrenching issue that can tear families apart. When children are estranged from one parent due to the actions of the other, it's essential for therapists to understand the dynamics at play and have the specialized skills... 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 Help Your Children Navigate the Divorce Process?
Helping children navigate the divorce of their parents may be the most important thing parents can do during the early months of the divorce process. Prioritizing the well-being of children during a divorce is crucial. Here are three key things... Read More
How to File an Appeal in Oklahoma
Your legal case won’t always end when a decree of divorce or final custody order is entered. Sometimes an appeal will occur by you or the opposing party following the final order of the court. The decision to appeal your... 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
Obtaining Emergency Custody in Oklahoma
Divorce and family law cases involving children may, at times, result in one party seeking emergency custody of the children. In many counties in Oklahoma judges disfavor emergency motions, therefore it’s important to know when and when not to request... Read More
What Happens to Frozen Embryos in the Divorce?
In Oklahoma, the fate of frozen embryos in a divorce is generally governed by the intentions and agreements of the parties involved. The state does not have specific legislation addressing this issue, so courts rely on contractual agreements or the... Read More
Divorce Trauma and PTSD…What to know.
Is it possible to suffer PTSD as a result of a divorce? Maybe. There’s no question we have represented clients who have suffered emotionally as a result of their divorce case, and some have gone on to receive a PTSD... Read More
10 Self-Care Principles for Navigating Divorce
Going through a divorce can be one of the most emotionally challenging and overwhelming experiences in life. During this time, it's crucial to prioritize self-care to nurture your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By embracing these ten essential self-care principles,... Read More