Granite, Oklahoma Divorce Lawyers

Grant Kincannon
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Altus, OK Divorce Attorney
(580) 482-7134 1000 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 953
Altus, OK 73521
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Linda M. Pizzini
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Yukon, OK Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(405) 265-2845 508 West Vandament Ave. Suite 308
Yukon, OK 73099
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Family Law Attorney with experience in the field of Divorce, Custody, Adoption, Guardianship and Juvenile matters. Also Experienced as the Head of Investigations for OKDHS in the Office of Client Advocacy. While there our office conducted investigations of allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation of Vulnerable Adults or Juveniles in out of home placements above foster care. This experience has given me a unique ability to represent clients in Juvenile and Family Law matters that involve allegations of abuse and neglect. I also have experience at the Juvenile Center dealing with Children who are alleged...
David Keith Ratcliff
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CHICKASHA, OK Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(405) 224-1181 CHICKASHA, OK 73023
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Probate
University of Oklahoma
Mr. H. David Hanes
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Yukon, OK Divorce Lawyer
(405) 354-2833 508 W. Vandament, Suite 300
Yukon, OK 73099
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Born Feb.7 1956, Oklahoma City, OK; University of Oklahoma Law School 1979-82; Law Review Board of Editors 1980-81. Practice includes Bankruptcy, Business Law, Trusts, Estates, Divorce, Personal Injury, and litigation in all of these areas. Please see haneslaw.net for more information.
Charles W. Gass
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Yukon, OK Divorce Attorney
(405) 354-7227 508 W Vandament Ave
Ste. 203
Yukon, OK 73099
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
Steven A. Barker
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Yukon, OK Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(405) 265-2845 508 W. Vandament, Suite 308
Yukon, OK 73099
Divorce, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Family
Oklahoma City University
Christopher Allen Arledge
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Mustang, OK Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(405) 376-0911 P.O. Box 355
Mustang, OK 73064
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Lawton, OK Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(580) 248-8004 716 SW A Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Lawton, OK Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(580) 351-9047 601 SW C Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Juvenile
El Reno, OK Divorce Attorney
(405) 295-2929 100 N Rock Island Ave
El Reno, OK 73036
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Comanche, OK Divorce Lawyer
(580) 439-5986 100 Oak Main Ave
Comanche, OK 73529
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
T. Luke Barteaux
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(918) 633-5615 1630 S Main St
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Tulsa College of Law
Timothy Luke Barteaux is currently a Cherokee Nation District Court Judge. He was born in Norman, Oklahoma and grew up in northeastern Oklahoma where he attended Metro Christian Academy. After completion of high school, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Oklahoma before obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law. While attending the University of Oklahoma, he became a member of Alpha Tau Omega and while attending the University of Tulsa, he became a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity and...
Elizabeth Dick
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Katherine R. Mazaheri
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(405) 414-2222 3000 W. Memorial Road, Ste. 230
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Divorce, Employment, Family and Immigration
Oklahoma City University
Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze is the managing attorney at Mazaheri Law Firm. Since 2009, her role has been to prop up a passionate group of zealous advocates, providing straight-forward legal services with compassion and integrity. The Mazaheri Law Firm has grown from a solo practice to a burgeoning law firm with multiple skilled attorneys and dedicated support staff. In a short time, Mazaheri Law Firm has gained a powerful reputation for taking on cases that attack various social injustices, leading to extensive recoveries for clients in cases of employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon race, gender, national origin, sexual...
Lindsey Willis Andrews
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(405) 760-5855 1901 N. Classen, Ste. 203
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Divorce and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Lindsey W. Andrews has practiced divorce and family law in Oklahoma since 2004. As a certified mediator and frequent Guardian Ad Litem for children, she is dedicated to helping families seek and achieve the best results for their families.
Douglas J. Smith
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(405) 360-2660 104 E. Eufaula St.
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Douglas J. Smith, Attorney for the Smith Law Office, P.C. is conveniently located across the street, southwest of the Cleveland County District Court House in Norman, Oklahoma focusing on Criminal Law, DUI/ DWI, Expungement Law, Family Law and Personal Injury cases since 1990. Mr. Smith has earned a solid reputation in the state of Oklahoma with over two decades of law experience and has handled thousands of cases with favorable results. When your future is on the line, you need an experienced and knowledgeable local attorney on your side that will fight for your rights. Let...
Aaron Bundy
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Sapulpa, OK Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(918) 208-0129 26 South Park
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
I am a trial lawyer from Sapulpa, Oklahoma. My practice is devoted to providing the best representation and advocacy for my clients in and out of the courtroom. I work with clients to resolve important matters privately and by agreement when possible. When the other side is unreasonable or will not agree, I have the training and trial experience to provide skilled advocacy and representation in court for my clients.
I am a certified fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Rated by Super Lawyers® - Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell - Rated Superb 10.0 by Avvo
Allyson Dow
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney
(405) 605-0681 480 24th Ave NW, Ste. 200-5
Norman, OK 73069
Divorce and Family
Allyson Dow has been in private practice since 2012. Prior to being an attorney, she was an internal auditor with an accounting firm. Allyson Dow was the Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section for 2017-2018. Allyson represents clients in custody battles, alimony issues, property disputes, and debt allocation disagreements. She serves as Guardian Ad Litem representing the best interests of children. She has been named Super Lawyer Rising Star for the past 4 years.
John Cannon
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(405) 888-7369 600 West Sheridan
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Military
Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School and Oklahoma City University School of Law
Cannon Law Firm, PLLC, is a leading criminal defense and family law firm in Oklahoma City founded by Judge Advocate and former Assistant Attorney General, John P. Cannon. Cannon Law Firm, PLLC, provides experienced legal representation in criminal defense as well as family law matters, including divorce and child custody. I work for clients and their families across Oklahoma.
You need professional legal counsel, if you have been arrested or need a family attorney. Your rights are at stake, you need to speak to an experienced attorney today. Cannon Law Firm, PLLC, is dedicated to helping individual clients and their...
Moura A J Robertson
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
(918) 382-9332 110 West 7th Street
Suite 2610
Tulsa, OK 74119-1109
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Tulsa
Moura practices exclusively in the area of divorce litigation and trials, Family Law mediation and collaborative divorce. Her cases include high-asset property division, small businesses and professional practices, executive compensation, support alimony issues, child custody disputes, joint custody plans and child support issues, father's rights and enforcement of visitation, contempt citations, modifications of child custody and support, and modification of support alimony.
Melissa Oxford
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(918) 796-5713 1874 S. Boulder Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Arkansas School of Law
Melissa Oxford is from Webb City, a small town outside of Joplin, Missouri. She went to University of Arkansas for undergraduate studies and later attended the University of Arkansas School of Law. While in law school Melissa met her husband, Ben, a native Tulsan. Following graduation, Melissa and Ben moved to Tulsa and she began practicing law in September 2010. Initially, Melissa worked for a well-respected private law firm practicing workers' compensation defense. She sharpened her trial skills, took hundreds of depositions, and became an excellent negotiator by participating in numerous mediations. As a result of her hard work and...
Keegan Kelley Harroz
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(405) 568-4318 625 NW 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Harroz Law is a full service law firm in Oklahoma City that is committed to providing quality, ethical and affordable legal representation to our clients. We believe in a whole client approach and as your attorney will strive to serve each client’s individual legal needs. We recognize that when it comes to your legal needs, there is no “one size fits all” solution. Harroz Law has a reputation in Oklahoma City for providing honest, hardworking and aggressive representation to its clients. We represent businesses and individuals in both civil and criminal matters in Oklahoma’s Municipal, State, and Federal courts.
Greg Wilson
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Shawnee, OK Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(405) 275-9994 502 N. Broadway
Shawnee, OK 74801
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Greg Wilson was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on February 26, 1969. He was raised in Tecumseh and graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1987. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1993 from Oklahoma State University with a double major in Accounting and Agricultural Economics. He then attended Oklahoma City University Law School where he focused on personal injury, family law, and criminal defense. During law school, he worked as a licensed legal intern in the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission legal department. Greg learned personal injury while working at White Law Firm in Oklahoma City. He then worked at the Pottawatomie...
M. Shane Henry
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(918) 933-4333 1616 S. Main Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Tulsa
M. Shane Henry is an AV Preeminent Rated Trial Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2006. Mr. Henry’s practice is focused on Trial Advocacy. He is certified to practice law by the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, Creek County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Henry is a section member of the Family Law Division of the Oklahoma Bar Association and serves as a committee member for Continuing Legal...
Sammy Duncan
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(918) 640-4332 1601 N Blackwelder Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Free ConsultationOklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 4 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Sammy Duncan’s practice focuses on all things criminal law. Sammy most enjoys being in trial, presenting her case in front of a jury. She takes great joy in meeting new clients and getting to know their stories. Sammy worked for over two years at the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, handling every type of case, including trials for Murder in the First Degree, Drug Trafficking, Armed Robbery, and Human Trafficking.

She knows that every case is different and treats each client with the individual attention they deserve. Sammy received her law degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Law and...
Edward G Lindsey
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(918) 587-0097 427 South Boston Ave
Suite 922
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Foreclosure Defense
University of Tulsa College of Law, Universidad de Madrid, Colegio de San Pablo and Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Scotland UK
I am an attorney engaged in diverse litigation practice concentrating in criminal defense, family, personal injury, professional malpractice, lender liability and bad faith law. I am also a certified family law mediator. Life experience matters - In addition to private practice, I serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University. I designed curriculum for two courses, “Business Ethics and the Law” and “White Collar Criminal Law.” When not practicing law or teaching, I spend time with my family. I have found that life experiences as an attorney, university professor and coach, husband, parent, and business owner...
Matthew Ryan Price
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Muskogee, OK Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(918) 683-0309 330 N. 4TH STREET
Muskogee, OK 74401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Matthew R. Price is an attorney in Muskogee and partner at Hammons & Price, PLLC. He represents clients in criminal defense and family law. Mr. Price served as an Assistant District Attorney in Muskogee County from January of 2016 through December of 2017.

Mr. Price earned his Bachelor's Degree in Social Studies Education from Northeastern State University in May 2012. He received his Juris Doctor from the OU College of Law in May 2015.

Mr. Price is admitted to practice law in the courts of the state of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for Eastern District of Oklahoma, the United...
Charles Joseph Kania
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(918) 743-2233 5319 S Lewis Ave. Ste. 120
Tulsa, OK 74105
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
Our Law Firm practices Bankruptcy, Family, Criminal, Personal injury and Workers Compensation law. We practice in all Federal and District Courts in Oklahoma
Josh Davis
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Enid, OK Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(580) 233-1457 202 West Broadway
Enid, OK 73701
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Josh is a fifth generation Oklahoman with Garfield County roots that stretch back to the opening of the Cherokee Strip. As an Assistant District Attorney in Enid for nearly 5 years, Josh knows what it takes to prosecute a case. Josh left the Garfield County District Attorney's office for private practice as a partner at Martin, Cameron, and Davis in 2011. Since then, he has used his invaluable experience as a prosecutor in his defense of clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses including DUI/DWI/APC, drug possession, violent crimes, and property crimes. Josh is also the only...
Deborah Perdue
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(918) 641-4533 406 S Boulder Ave SW Mezzanine
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Tulsa
Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. Whether you're fighting for custody of your children, going through a divorce, or facing criminal charges, it is normal to be afraid, anxious, and depressed. You need an aggressive advocate who will fight for your best interests. Let me be your advocate. I am passionate about my job, and I care about my clients. Together we will get you through this unexpected turn and get your life back on track.
Frank Hagedorn
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(918) 494-3611 6914 S Yorktown Ave., Suite 112
Tulsa, OK 74136
Divorce, Business, Family and Probate
University of Tulsa College of Law
Frank Hagedorn is a Senior Level attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma with over 35 years of experience in Divorce and Family Law, Child Custody and Criminal and Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Business and Contract Law, Probate and Trust Law, Estate Planning. Frank Hagedorn graduated from the University of Tulsa School of Law.

After graduating from Law School from the University of Tulsa, Frank worked as an Assistant Prosecutor for Tulsa County from 1968-1972. After leaving the District Attorney's Office, he served as Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation form 1973-1974. In 1975 he began his...
Tamra A. Spradlin
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(405) 752-6000 4117 NW 122nd
Suite B
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Free ConsultationOklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Tamra A. Spradlin received her B.A. in 1989 and her J. D. in 1992 from Oklahoma City University. As the youngest person ever to graduate from OCU undergraduate, the OCU Law School awarded her the Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship. She received numerous awards including the Judge Tom Brett Criminal Law Award, and American Jurisprudence Awards for Constitutional Law, Evidence, Criminal Law, Property, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Procedure. She attained the Order of the Barristers in recognition of courtroom advocacy skills. She began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender with the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office in 1992....
J. P. Hill
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(405) 628-7007 1601 N Blackwelder Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Free ConsultationOklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Rita Jean Jencks
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Edmond, OK Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(405) 285-2882 1441 NW 150th St
Edmond, OK 73013
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
I am a sole practitioner in Edmond, Oklahoma. I practice family law which includes divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, alimony and adoptions. I also do criminal law cases both felony and misdemeanor, as well as wills and probate, including guardianships.
Ron D Brown
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(918) 585-9500 320 South Boston
Suite 1130
Tulsa, OK 74103
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Oklahoma
I have more than 15 years of bankruptcy experience and am the #1 bankruptcy filer in Tulsa, OK. My office and I serve consumers in personal bankruptcy all over Oklahoma, but I have also done estate planning, family law, personal injury, and a wide range of civil cases. I offer my clients high quality representation with confidentiality and attention to personal details.
David A. Tracy
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(918) 582-8001 320 S Boston Ave., Suite 1130
Tulsa, OK 74103
Divorce and Family
University of Tulsa
David Tracy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers In America for Family Law in Oklahoma. Please call 918-582-8001 to set up a Family Assessment Meeting. We will discuss your family situation, explore your options, and develop a realistic approach to resolving your family legal problems.
Kellie S. Howell
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Del City, OK Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(405) 455-1032 Arvest Bank Tower, Suite 500
4600 SE 29th St.
Del City, OK 73115
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Ms. Kellie Howell practices in all areas of family law and criminal defense. Prior to joining Sansone Howell, Ms. Howell was the founding attorney at Howell Law Office, PLLC. In addition, Kellie has previously worked with the Hunsucker DUI Defense Firm, Oklahoma Juvenile Justice Center, and Oklahoma City University School of Law. Kellie is admitted to practice in all Oklahoma state courts and the Western District of Oklahoma Federal Court. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and Robert J. Turner American Inn of Court. ...
Melissa F Cornell
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(918) 574-8901 2504 E. 21st Street
Suite A
Tulsa, OK 74114
Divorce and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
Melissa Cornell grew up in a household with a strong working mother as a role model. Seeing how hard her mother worked to make ends meet for her family, Ms. Cornell learned that hard work is the best and most rewarding way to achieve any goal, and to overcome any obstacle. She decided from a young age that she wanted to work hard for others, and decided to become an attorney. Since Ms. Cornell began practicing law over ten years ago, she decided to focus on family law and issues involving families. No matter your...
Andrew Paul Murphy
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(405) 524-5155 3601 N Classen Blvd
Suite #106
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Free ConsultationDivorce, Collections and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Andrew Murphy is licensed to practice law in the state of Oklahoma. He received his Juris Doctorate degree, from The Oklahoma City University School of Law, May 1995, graduating with honors.

He also holds:
A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1989, Cum Laude.
Associates Degree in Applied Science from the Community College of the Air Force.
Equipment Technology; Cum Laude, October 1982.

In 1995 while still attending law school, Mr. Murphy began his career as law clerk...
Gary Johnston Dean
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Pryor, OK Divorce Attorney with 53 years experience
(918) 373-4055 208 S. Vann St.
Pryor, OK 74361-5216
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Upon graduation from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in July 1966, I moved to Pryor, Oklahoma, as an Associate of well known and famous trial lawyer, Tony Jack Lyons. We soon became partners. We had a LOT of Criminal Business, and I assisted in, or tried about 39 homicide cases. Only had one client receive prison time, and that was for a very minimal sentance. I personally tried what is believed the first Murder case in Oklahoma, with a defense of "Extreme Domestic Violence". My client shot her husband to death with a shotgun, in front...
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If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

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