Poteau, Oklahoma Divorce Lawyers

Carla L Robey Harcourt
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(405) 236-5200 119 N. Robinson, Suite 230
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oklahoma
I have dedicated my professional career to promoting the public good, seeking justice and ensuring that each client has the opportunity to be heard before a jury or a judge. Clients deserve to know that their attorney has 'his or her back.'
Samuel Talley
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(405) 364-8300 219 E Main Street
Norman, OK 73069
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Temple University Beasley School of Law and University of Oklahoma College of Law
I have built my career and reputation from my father’s example – we were made to serve others, to never ever quit trying to succeed and most importantly we will never give in to our fear in trying to accomplish these things. We have fear – but we are programmed not to give into it…ever. With this core belief system, my family and now our firm has had the privilege and honor of helping thousands of Oklahomans find good legal results and also, we hope they found the best of themselves in their journeys in the Oklahoma legal system with...
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. ...
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...
Joseph A Dobry
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Chandler, OK Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(405) 258-2475 111 West 9 Street
Chandler, OK 74834
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Probate
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Practice of law for nearly 25 years in areas of bankruptcy, probate, estate administration, civil litigation, criminal defense, divorce, family law, adoption, guardianship, estate planning, wills, trusts. Call now for a consultation regarding your case. Joe, his wife and children reside in Chandler, Oklahoma. I would be honored to assist you with your legal matters. Thanks.
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...
Kirsten L. Palfreyman
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(918) 582-5444 1408 S. Denver Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119
Free ConsultationDivorce, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
University of Tulsa College of Law
Edward Wesley Grimes
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(405) 245-1882 3555 NW 58th Street
Suite 1000
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
Divorce, Family, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Oklahoma City University School of Law
I am an Oklahoman. I was raised in Ardmore and now live in Oklahoma City with my wife and two daughters. I practice in personal injury, workers' compensation, social security disability, and family law. I have been practicing law for eight years now. I started my own firm because I saw a need to create a legal practice focused on you, the client. Focused on the attorney-client relationship through regular communications, meetings, and development of a plan to aggressively pursue your compensation/interests.
Robert S. Denton
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(918) 631-7181 320 S. Boston Ave, Ste. 1030
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Civil Rights and Family
Pepperdine University School of Law
Robert Denton is a trial attorney who focuses his practice in Family Law (divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, etc.), Personal Injury Law (Car Accidents, Slip-and-Fall, On the Job Injuries), DUI, Criminal Law, and more. Prior to founding the Denton Law Firm PLLC Robert worked for a downtown civil defense firm. While at the firm, Robert Denton refined his civil litigation experience by practicing in medical malpractice defense, municipal defense, civil rights defense and general defense litigation. Prior to working in civil litigation defense, Robert Denton was a Deputy District Attorney for the Ventura County District Attorney's Office in Ventura,...
Josh Davis
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Enid, OK Divorce Lawyer with 14 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...
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...
George H Brown
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(405) 235-4500 136 NW 10th Street, Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
George Brown practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation, insurance bad faith, personal injury, family law, adoption, employment law, corporate transactions, trademark infringement and other complex litigation matters. Mr. Brown has also prepared and prosecuted appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals with many published opinions.

Mr. Brown earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with Minors in Economics and Legal Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Brown later earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Mr....
Ashley Dianna Rahill
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(405) 286-9619 7100 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 330
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Ashley D. Rahill received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2011. Since admission to the bar in 2011, Ashley has been actively involved in the Oklahoma and Oklahoma County Bar Associations. She was a recipient of the Oklahoma Bar Association President’s Award in 2012, graduated from the OBA’s Leadership Academy in 2014 and was recognized by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the "10 Best Family Law Attorneys" in Oklahoma in 2017.

While in law school, Ashley served on the Dean’s Leadership Council as a student mentor for incoming first year law...
Dan Nunley
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(918) 446-6200 406 S. Boulder Ave.
SW Mezzanine
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
David Keith Ratcliff
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Chickasha, OK Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(405) 224-1181 308 W. Choctaw Ave.
Chickasha, OK 73018
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Probate
University of Oklahoma
Justin Brian Munn
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(918) 582-3400 Suite 718
Tulsa, OK 74103
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Lewis & Clark College
Justin B. Munn earned his J.D. from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1998. While there, he earned a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, was an Administrative Board Member of the Public Interest Law Project, and was a member of the law school’s Regional Moot Court Negotiations Competition team. Mr. Munn is a member of the Oklahoma, Tulsa County and Creek County Bar Associations, and he is admitted to practice in Oklahoma and the Northern District of Oklahoma. Mr. Munn’s practice emphasizes civil litigation, including domestic and probate matters, domestic mediation...
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
Carlos Lemond Williams
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer
(866) 209-1868 616 S Boston Ave
Suite 404
Tulsa, OK 741119
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
The Law Office of Carlos L. Williams is a full service law firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Our firm handles criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury cases. Attorney Carlos Williams is an experienced Tulsa lawyer, with over a decade of experience in Oklahoma courts. We pride our firm on treating each legal matter as if it were our own. We offer free consultations and payment plans suitable for all needs. Contact our office today at (918) 582-9LAW(9529) or toll-free at (866)209-1868.
Meagon Eagon
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney
(405) 942-9595 300 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Brad K. Cunningham
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(918) 519-5596 4000 One Williams Center
Tulsa, OK 74172
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oklahoma
Since 2006 I have helped hundreds of people navigate the rough waters that can be the family law legal system.

My practice involves all aspects of family law matters, including divorce, paternity, child custody, child visitation, decree modifications, support alimony, child support, emergency and final protective orders, business valuations, separate property claims, guardianship, and adoptions.
Denis Maurice Faubert
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(918) 688-8625 3856 S Cincinnati Ave
Tulsa, OK 74105
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Florida Coastal School of Law
I earned my Bachelor of Science Degree with a double major from Florida State University in Tallahassee in 1995 and Graduated law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville in 2000. I practice in North East Oklahoma, Tulsa, Creek, Wagoner, Rogers, Muskogee, Okmulgee counties.
Dustin Gower
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 13 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...
Elton Jenkins
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Norman, OK Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(405) 217-3623 115 S. Peters Ave. Suite 6A
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
I'm attorney Elton Jenkins. Since 1999, I have practiced criminal law in Oklahoma. Growing up on the southwest side of Oklahoma City, I saw people close to me face criminal charges. I quickly learned why people accused of a crime need a lawyer on their side.

Throughout my career, I have kept those experiences in mind. While I go to trial more often than many lawyers, I also know that sometimes a reasonable solution involves negotiation. By preparing carefully and presenting my client's case, I am often able to achieve alternative resolutions such as treatment and rehabilitation instead of jail time.

I...
Miles Taylor
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Edmond, OK Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(405) 531-5303 609 South Kelly Ave
Suite A-2
Edmond, OK 73003
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Probate and Real Estate
University of Tulsa College of Law
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...
Matthew Paul Swain
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Norman, OK Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(405) 501-0827 115 South Peters Avenue
Suite 6
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
The Swain Law Group specializes in Criminal Defense, Family Law and Civil Litigation cases across Oklahoma, with a focus on the Oklahoma City Metro area, especially Norman, Oklahoma City and El Reno.

With 4 dedicated Criminal Defense attorneys, including 2 former prosecutors, the Swain Law Group is the largest Criminal Defense Firm in Oklahoma. When you hire the Swain Law Group you get 2 attorneys assigned to your case and the entire team of attorneys collaborating on each major decision. My office handles over 200 criminal cases per year all across Oklahoma. We specialize in Drug Trafficking and...
Kevin Hunter Pate
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Norman, OK Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(405) 928-3398 108 E. Main (by appointment)
P.O. Box 337 (all mail)
Norman, OK 73070-0337
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Oklahoma College 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.
A. Craig Abrahamson
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(918) 584-0318 406 S Boulder Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
A. Craig Abrahamson has been a tough, aggressive, skilled and successful litigator since 1979. Having achieved notable successes in complex oil and gas, bankruptcy, wrongful death, and product liability litigation, Mr. Abrahamson focuses his practice on general civil litigation and bankruptcy. Mr. Abrahamson is also a dedicated family law attorney handling divorce, child custody, visitation rights, child support, alimony, spousal support, premarital agreements, guardianship, probate, administration of estates, and post-decree modification and enforcement of custody, visitation and support. Mr. Abrahamson represents creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. He also represents clients in business...
Kelly Ann Smakal
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(918) 582-3400 320 S. Boston Ave.
Suite 718
Tulsa, OK 74119
Divorce and Family
University of Arkansas School of Law
Kelly A. Smakal earned her law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville in December, 1996. During law school Ms. Smakal was on the Dean’s List, was a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity, the Student Bar Association and various other law school committees. Since that time, Ms. Smakal has focused her practice exclusively on domestic and family litigation matters, including guardianship and adoption. She is a frequent speaker on divorce and family law topics at continuing legal education seminars and has been an adjunct clinical professor of law at the University...
Evan Andrew Taylor
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(405) 321-1822 102 E Eufaula St
Norman, OK 73069
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Andrew Paul Murphy
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 24 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...
Robert Faulk
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Enid, OK Divorce Lawyer
(580) 249-9100 118 E Randolph Ave
Enid, OK 73701
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University
Cindy L Allen
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
222 E Main
Norman, OK 73069
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Norman attorney Cindy Allen brings a wealth of practical legal experience in family law, bankruptcy, estate planning and criminal defense to our firm. Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Allen worked as a prosecutor handling complex criminal law and family law cases in Cleveland County. She served as an Assistant District Attorney for Cleveland County and was the Managing Attorney for the Child Support Enforcement Division at the D.A.'s office.

Cindy Allen established her private law practice in 2003 and continues to expand the law firm by providing legal representation for a number of practice areas.

Ms. Allen was named a...
Mark Kendall Bailey
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Attorney
(405) 607-1177 4811 Gaillardia Parkway
Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Ryan E. Gillett
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Oklahoma City, OK Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(405) 607-4800 430 NW 5th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Ron D Brown
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Tulsa, OK Divorce Lawyer with 24 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.
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
Joshua A. Edwards
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Ada, OK Divorce Attorney with 9 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...
Richard Emory Smalley IV
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Norman, OK Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(405) 801-2222 104 E. Eufaula
Norman, OK 73069
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
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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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Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

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