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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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What to do with the marital home in a divorce?
Most divorcing couples’ largest asset is their home. It may possess the bulk of their marital equity, but it may also carry significant sentimental value and create a stable environment for children. Deciding what to do with the house after...
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How to Manage Divorce Stress
The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale (The Stress Test) was published in 1967, and since that time divorce is only trumped by the death of a spouse on the level of stress experienced. And yes, it’s true that Divorce scores...
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Is your narcissistic spouse just selfish and mean?
It’s become so common to hear the word “narcissist” used by clients in our office that we’ve taken a deep dive into the topic and decided to address the issue for anyone considering whether their spouse is a narcissist or...
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