An amicable divorce can be positive on many fronts

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Divorce has been depicted by the entertainment industry for years as a long, drawn out and contentious process as depicted in the 1989 movie “The War of the Roses.” In recent years, divorce, even among the wealthy and famous, has occasionally been a more civilized affair. In addition to being more civilized, divorces are frequently not as drawn out in Oklahoma. As such, when children are involved, the impact on them may be less traumatic. One of the most publicized recent divorces was the Jeff

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Child custody can be a challenging issue

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The decision to divorce is seldom made lightly in Oklahoma. When marriage vows are made it is with the intent that the couple will remain together, raise a family and enjoy old age together. When this becomes an unrealistic possibility, the decision to end a marriage can be a very difficult one. It can be made all the more difficult when there are children involved and child custody becomes an issue that must be solved. In reaching an agreement regarding children it is important

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Divorce over 50 need not decimate retirement plans

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. While the divorce rate in Oklahoma and around the nation is on the decline, it is actually increasing among couples aged 55 and older. As these couples are nearer to retirement age, the issue of retirement and finances becomes a crucial consideration when contemplating divorce. It is certainly more important than for a younger couple who may have many earning years ahead of them. A late-life divorce can have a significant impact on a couple’s retirement plans should they decide to divorce. Maintaining two households

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Divorce is sometimes the answer

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. In Oklahoma and elsewhere, marriage is a contract entered into by two people who are intent on forming a partnership that they believe will endure for the rest of their lives. In roughly 50% of cases, the end comes sooner as about half of all marriages eventually end in divorce. Marriage is hard and full of ups and downs. When do the ups and downs give way to the need for divorce? The toughest questions can involve the well-being of children. Many couples believe it

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Oklahoma has a high rate of divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Marriages in Oklahoma are typically entered into with the firm belief that the couple are embarking on a lifetime partnership. All too often, cracks appear in the partnership that may ultimately lead to divorce. While there are multiple issues that can be involved in obtaining a divorce in Oklahoma, there are some basics that a person should be aware of. Oklahoma recognizes the condition of irreconcilable differences as acceptable grounds for divorce. This allows just about anyone to file for divorce for just about any

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Real estate law can impact divorce decisions

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. People like to think that marriage is the beginning of a life together, of starting a family, building a life and growing old together in Oklahoma. The sad truth is that Oklahoma currently has the 4th highest divorce rate in the country. When real estate is involved in a divorce, there are many question that may arise, and there are some added complications in Oklahoma. When negotiating settlements, the question of who gets the house is frequently a big issue. Included is whether or not

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