Divorce, Retirement, and QDROs

September 23, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

One of the most valuable assets a married couple possesses are oftentimes their retirement benefits. As such, the distribution of retirement benefits during a divorce is extremely important and can have a significant impact on the financial state of both parties. By utilizing a qualified domestic relations order, Oklahoma residents are able to allocate and … Continue reading “Divorce, Retirement, and QDROs”

A Brief Introduction to Oklahoma Stepparent Adoptions

August 20, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

Stepparent adoptions can be incredibly exciting for new, blended families, and they offer the opportunity to create a more formal, and sometimes even tighter bond, between a stepparent and child. Stepparent adoptions in the state of Oklahoma, however, revolve around some important laws and information of which might not be readily apparent to stepparents. Due … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction to Oklahoma Stepparent Adoptions”

The Keys to Coping

July 25, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

Every divorce is unique. In some cases, it may be cause for joyous celebration on the part of both spouses. For others, their divorce will be an agonizing end to a relationship they have dedicated much of their lives to. Most people will fall closer to the latter category, especially if there is significant contention … Continue reading “The Keys to Coping”

Understanding Oklahoma Equitable Distribution

June 23, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

The division of assets and debts between a couple is oftentimes one of the more contentious aspects which must be decided in a divorce. Who gets to keep the car? Who gets to keep the house? Will a stay-at-home spouse receive a share of the working spouse’s retirement account? Who has to pay back the … Continue reading “Understanding Oklahoma Equitable Distribution”

5 Benefits of Resolving Your Divorce Through Mediation

May 23, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

Divorce settlements can quickly turn messy, even if neither spouse intended for it to happen that way. This is why mediation is such a valuable tool for both parties involved and should be seriously considered as a potential means for resolving any and all disputes arises from your divorce. In the state of Oklahoma, mediation … Continue reading “5 Benefits of Resolving Your Divorce Through Mediation”

7 Common Mistakes That Could Sabotage Your Child Custody Case

April 22, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

Custody battles are almost always incredibly tenuous situations. The slightest misstep can result in irreparable harm to your chances of achieving a favorable outcome in your child custody case. In today’s blog we have detailed seven mistakes in particular which could easily serve to sabotage your case. Please keep in mind, this blog is not … Continue reading “7 Common Mistakes That Could Sabotage Your Child Custody Case”

Oklahoma Family Law: Who’s the Father?

March 24, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

In the eyes of the law there is a wide variety of issues at stake when it comes to the paternity of a child. The nature of birth dictates that it is generally quite simple to establish maternity of a child, and thus mother’s are automatically granted certain rights over their child from birth. However, … Continue reading “Oklahoma Family Law: Who’s the Father?”

Oklahoma Alimony Family Law Guidelines

February 25, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

Typically, there are several major issues which must be determined and settled upon in any divorce. Assets must be divided. If the couple has children, custody and parenting plans must be established. And in many cases, spousal support must be agreed upon or ordered by a judge. Better known as “alimony,” spousal support tends to … Continue reading “Oklahoma Alimony Family Law Guidelines”

8 Tips to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

January 27, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

It may be a common refrain, but it is incredibly accurate: children are the ones who suffer the most when a couple gets divorced. Divorces are fraught with fear and confusion for children of all ages, and it is the responsibility of both parents, no matter the context of the divorce, to help ensure that … Continue reading “8 Tips to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce”

Understanding Oklahoma Division of Assets in Divorce

January 5, 2016  |  Hensley Legal Services

If you are going through a divorce in Oklahoma there are going to be many different questions and concerns you have. For many people, understanding who is going to end up getting what assets is a cause for a lot of worry. While it is impossible to predict the specific outcome of a unique case, … Continue reading “Understanding Oklahoma Division of Assets in Divorce”

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