Common Legal Mistakes When Getting a Divorce

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Filing for divorce is not something anyone looks forward to, or expects, for that matter. However, divorce has become increasingly common in the United States for many different reasons. Whether you and your partner are entering into an amicable divorce or the situation is more complicated, it is important you understand what legal mistakes not … Read moreCommon Legal Mistakes When Getting a Divorce

Division of Marital Property in Oklahoma: To Prenuptial or Not?

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If a couple cannot come to an agreement about how their “marital property” is to be divided after the divorce, the issue has to be taken to court for resolution. The courts in Oklahoma employ an “equitable distribution” approach to divide the property. Equitable distribution does not mean that the property will be divided equally, … Read moreDivision of Marital Property in Oklahoma: To Prenuptial or Not?

Changing Your Name After a Divorce: What You Need to Know

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Making the decision to file for a divorce from your spouse is certainly not a simple one, but thankfully changing your name is. Once you have finalized your divorce in Oklahoma, the steps to change your last name back to your maiden name are relatively easy. While changing your name after a divorce can sometimes be … Read moreChanging Your Name After a Divorce: What You Need to Know

What is Equitable Distribution?

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One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is determining equitable distribution of marital assets. Equitable distribution can be confusing for many, as it does not mean “equal” division, but “fair” division. In most cases, there is not a strict fifty-fifty split in which each party receives exactly half of the property that was acquired … Read moreWhat is Equitable Distribution?

Five Common Prenup Agreement Mistakes

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Prenuptial agreements are a smart option for many couples. While the notion of a prenup agreement oftentimes comes with negative connotations, there are many advantages to these agreements. Prenup agreements give you a safety net in the unfortunate event you and your spouse decide to separate down the road. Suggesting that you and your soon-to-be … Read moreFive Common Prenup Agreement Mistakes