How to Salvage Difficult Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation can be a great alternative to litigation, but only if both spouses are willing to compromise and negotiate peaceably. Mediation offers a divorcing couple the opportunity to negotiate their divorce on their own terms in private as opposed to a public trial in which the judge has the final say. The mediation process is relatively straightforward. Even for very complex divorces, it can provide expedited results. Unfortunately, mediation doesn’t always proceed as expected or intended. A Tulsa, OK divorce attorney is the ideal resource if you want to take advantage of the benefits of divorce mediation. While you

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How Can I Find Out if My Spouse Is Hiding Assets?

Divorce proceedings in Oklahoma courts require a discovery process, just like most other civil cases. If you are preparing to divorce in Tulsa and negotiation is off the table as an option, you should be bracing for the litigation process by hiring a reliable attorney to represent your side of the divorce case. If you and your spouse own significant assets and wealth, it’s even more necessary to hire an experienced Tulsa divorce attorney who can help you ensure a fair outcome under Oklahoma’s equitable distribution laws. What Is Equitable Distribution? Unlike community property laws that aim for a 50/50

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How to Avoid Conflicts With Your Co-Parent in Tulsa, OK

Conflicts are all but certainties when it comes to divorced parents. They may disagree on various aspects of raising their children, from schooling to discipline. As a coparent, it is your duty to ensure a safe and responsible upbringing for your child, regardless of the negative feelings you may harbor toward your ex. Smoothing over conflicts and maintaining amicable relations with your coparent is ultimately the best way to handle your post-divorce reality in Tulsa. Always Put Your Children First Being civil is often difficult, especially if you feel as though your ex has wronged you in a significant way.

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Parents struggling with substance abuse risk losing child custody

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The past few months have been difficult for many families. School and business closures compounded by unemployment have left many Missouri parents feeling extra stress at home. For a parent that struggles with substance abuse, it may be difficult to see how child custody may soon be affected.  Experts that act as advocates for child safety say the last few months have seen a decline in abuse or neglect cases. This may be due, in part, to the fact that many children have been at home with a parent most

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Amber alert issued over child custody violations

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Missouri parents have had a lot on their minds lately. Prolonged closures have burdened many households with serious issues like unemployment or a dangerous living situation. Though it may be especially difficult to think clearly right now, parents must remember that child custody orders are legally binding, and violating a child custody order in any way can have serious legal consequences.  Law enforcement officials give top priority to child custody matters. Recently, police issued an AMBER Alert when the non-custodial father of a three-year-old child went missing, allegedly with his

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Surge in divorce cases expected

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The last few months have been trying for most couples. In addition to the usual stresses that can impact a marriage, Missouri couples have had to face social distancing, unemployment, risk of falling ill due to a widespread pandemic and shortages of goods that many consider to be necessities. While some couples report that being at home with their spouse almost round the clock has brought them closer, many others have experienced the opposite and are now considering divorce.  For those that have decided that it would be best to

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