See if you Qualify in Oklahoma
Online Divorce provides qualitative and approved by the court Oklahoma divorce forms. The information below will help you understand more about the divorce in Oklahoma.
If you want to get a divorce in Oklahoma, then at least one spouse must reside in the state within 6 months before applying.
Valid Grounds to get divorce
When completing divorce documents, we must specify the reasons for how you want to dissolve the marriage. The following reasons are recognized in Oklahoma - incompatibility of the spouses, which refers to the no-fouault grunds;
1) Impotence or adultery
2) addiction to alcohol or drugs
3) Voluntary refusal to live together for a period of more than 1 year
4) Complex mental illness of one of the spouses
5) Domestic violence
6) Imprisonment of one of the spouses, which occurred after the marriage
Custody of the Child
Oklahoma courts in most cases prefer to decide on joint custody. This decision is made after an analysis of the following circumstances:
1) affection of the child to one or another parent
2) the relationship of the child with other family members
3) the interest of both spouses in the upbringing of the child or his well-being
4) the desire of one of the parents not to interfere with the meetings of the child and the second parent
Rules for Child Support
In some situations, the courts of Oklahoma after the divorce may require one of the spouses to financially support the second spouse. The decision on alimony and their amount is made after the court has analyzed such factors as the standard of living of the couple in marriage, the financial situation of both spouses, the financial capabilities of the spouses, the dependence of one of the spouses from another spouse.
Rules for Spousal Support
The state of Oklahoma can also oblige one of the spouses to support their former partner after a divorce. The decision on this can be made after studying the income of the spouse, who can potentially be the custodian and the expenses of that spouse who needs financial support. The financial support of the spouse can be either temporary or permanent or lasts until the supported spouse provides a stable financial position.
Any spouse may file a petition for the use of intermediary services to resolve all disputes outside the court proceedings or to try to preserve the marriage.
Divorce Forms in Oklahoma
To register a divorce in the state of Oklahoma, courts require a number of documents to be filled, which will vary depending on the circumstances of your divorce. The main documents to be submitted to the court are: "Petition for Dissolution of Marriage" and “Notice of Summons”. On the Oklahoma state courts website, you can find all the different forms online.
When you begin to fill in your divorce documents, you can face a number of intricate questions or incomprehensible terms. Online Divorce is always ready to give you legal assistance in choosing the forms required for your type of divorce, as well as help you fill out the documents correctly in accordance with the state legislation.