Hendrix, Oklahoma Divorce Lawyers

Lorie Reesor Rogers
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Durant, OK Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(580) 924-4900 603 West Evergreen
Durant, OK 74701
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Durant, OK Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(580) 916-1048 1102 Chuckwa Dr
Durant, OK 74701
Divorce, Business, Consumer and Family
Chad Doyle Upton
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Tishomingo, OK Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(580) 387-8166 105 B North Neshoba
Tishomingo, OK 73460
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Dayton School of Law
Blake E Lynch
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(918) 421-8843 109 East Washington Ave.
Suite 1
McAlester, OK 74501
McAlester, OK Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
Divorce, Appeals, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College of Law
I am a 2009 graduate from the University Of Oklahoma College of Law. Since graduating, I have practiced law in McAlester and Wilburton with a focus on civil and criminal law. I also practice in tribal court for the Choctaw, Seminole, and Cherokee tribes. I stay very involved in the local and state Bar associations, serving as District 2 chair in the Young Lawyers Division and as Pittsburg County Bar President. I also devote a lot of my time to the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation.
Paul Northcutt
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McAlester, OK Divorce Lawyer
(918) 558-4727 321 S. Third St. Ste. 10
P.O. Box 458
McAlester, OK 74501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
The Northcutt Law Firm offers best in class legal representation. Retain the firm and rest assured that you will have access to most capable and comprehensive legal representation available.
Joshua A. Edwards
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Ada, OK Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(580) 332-5579 525 S. Mississippi Ave.
Ada, OK 74820
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of Oklahoma
Mr. Edwards attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction in Sociology-Criminology in 2007, and his Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the O.U. College of Law in 2010. While in law school, he served as an editor for the American Indian Law Review. He interned at the OU Criminal Defense Clinic and the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, Capital Post-Conviction Division before moving to Ada, Oklahoma. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Pontotoc County Bar Association, and the Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He practices criminal...
John Weston Billingsley
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Ada, OK Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(888) 742-4092 201 W. Main St
Ada, OK 74820
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and White Collar Crime
Lorenzo Thurmond Collins
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Ardmore, OK Divorce Lawyer with 36 years experience
(580) 223-8350 16 Stanley Ave SW
Ardmore, OK 73401
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Ada, OK Divorce Lawyer
(580) 436-0871 201 W 14th St
Ada, OK 74820
Divorce, Collections, Criminal and Family
Ardmore, OK Divorce Attorney
(580) 226-8011 22 D St SW
Ardmore, OK 73401
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
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...
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...
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.
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...
Hans Otto Lehr
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(918) 527-2217 1800 South Baltimore Avenue
Suite 825
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationTulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Tulsa College of Law
Hans Otto Lehr is a founding member of Oxford Lehr, PLLC., and an ambitious attorney who works hard to best serve his clients' legal needs and be an outstanding example for his family.

Ingenuity and resourcefulness are key, and he employs both to get any job done ethically and efficiently. He takes a poised and levelheaded approach to solving complex legal matters in any area of law.

His clients are extremely important to him; he prides himself on maintaining excellent relationships with existing clients.
Elizabeth Dick
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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.
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
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...
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.
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
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 began her career at the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office where she dedicated herself to criminal defense. In 2018 she opened her law firm, Duncan & Hill Law. She practices criminal law throughout Oklahoma and is an experienced trial attorney. Sammy Duncan and her law partner J.P. Hill handle all criminal law matters from simple traffic tickets to homicide charges.
Julia Mills Mettry
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Norman, OK Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(405) 701-8856 222 East Main Street
Norman, OK 73069
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Julia Mills Mettry is an experienced trial lawyer in all areas involving families. From aggressively representing prospective adoptive parents in finalizing a contested adoption to helping family members obtain guardianship over their elderly loved ones, Julia brings a broad and expansive perspective to Allen & Mills. Julia has also placed her primary focus on representation of clients in all aspects of divorce, custody, paternity, and child support cases as well as providing them with estate planning and probate practice. Julia takes the defense of the rights of children seriously and puts their best interests in the forefront which...
Anna Hanson
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(918) 409-0634 4527 E. 91st St
Tulsa, OK 74173
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Estate Planning
Anna Hanson went to Law School at the University of Arkansas School Of Law. She graduated in 2010 and has been practicing Law in Tulsa every since. When she was in Law School she was awarded the Hispanic National Bar Foundation's Public Interest Fellowship in 2009. She also received the University of Arkansas School of Law Public Interest Fellowship in 2008. She has been very active in the Tulsa, Oklahoma legal scene since she founded Hanson & Hanson Law firm in 2010.

Hanson & Hanson Law Firm serves individuals in the Tulsa, Oklahoma region seeking legal help for bankruptcy, family...
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...
Kyle Persaud
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Bartlesville, OK Divorce Lawyer
(918) 336-1124 501 S.E. Frank Phillips Blvd., Suite 205
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
Kyle Persaud was admitted to the Oklahoma bar in 2009, and has practiced law in Bartlesville since that time. Mr. Persaud practices appellate law, civil law, family law, estate planning/probate law, and immigration law. Mr. Persaud handles trial court cases in Washington, Osage, and Nowata counties. Mr. Persaud handles appeals court cases throughout the state of Oklahoma.

Mr. Persaud received his B.A. from Oklahoma Wesleyan University and his law degree from the University of Tulsa. Mr. Persaud is a life-long resident of Bartlesville, and wishes to give back to the community by assisting residents of Bartlesville and the surrounding area with...
John S. Stratton
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Edmond, OK Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(405) 525-2766 2964 Via Esperanza
Edmond, OK 73013
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, 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.
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...
Luke Alva Anthony
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Stillwater, OK Divorce Lawyer
(405) 533-3989 123 W 7th Ave
Ste. 206
Stillwater, OK 74074
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
University of Tulsa
Tamera Ann Childers
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(918) 574-8990 2642 E 21st St
Suite 240
Tulsa, OK 74114
Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
Divorce and Family
University of Tulsa
Tamera Childers is a family law attorney whose practice is concentrated on divorce, custody, paternity and guardianship cases. Raised in small town, Lindsay, Oklahoma, she knew at a young age she wanted to be a lawyer; however, her educational and career path is not that of a traditional student. After graduating near the top of her Lindsay High School class in 1982, Tamera attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, where she was an active member of the Delta Zeta sorority. After completing two semesters at Northeastern, she moved to Ponca City, got married and raised two daughters. When her children...
Dustin Gower
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(405) 608-6858 3140 W. Britton Rd.
Suite 204
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Dustin Gower specializes in Family Law matters and is the owner of Gower Law Offices. Dustin earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Cameron University in 2002 before graduating with his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2005.

Dustin spent the first five years of his law career working for the Department of Human Services Child Support Division. While working for the Department of Human Services, Dustin was responsible for reviewing thousands of cases while making numerous court appearances. Afterwards he worked for two years as a Family Law attorney at the Law Office at Indian...
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...
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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.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

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