Family Law: Navigating Legal Matters in Oklahoma

Helping You Through the Crisis, Every Step of the Way

At Garrity Traina, we understand that dealing with legal matters within a family can be overwhelming. Whether you are going through a divorce, legal separation, or facing child custody issues, we are here to provide the caring and effective assistance you need. As a fully licensed family law firm in Oklahoma, we are dedicated to building strong relationships with our clients and offering personalized representation tailored to meet your unique needs.

Specializing in All Aspects of Family Law

Our experienced team at Garrity Traina specializes in a wide range of family law matters, including:

  • Divorces
  • Legal Separations
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Child Visitation Rights
  • Spousal Support
  • Distribution of Marital Assets and Debts
  • Domestic Violence

If you and your spouse are experiencing disagreements, rest assured that our expertise, knowledge, and litigation skills will be utilized to resolve any disputes and reach an outcome that serves your best interests.

Empowering You Through the Divorce Process

Finding Hope in the Midst of a Challenging Time

When you come to the difficult decision of dissolving your marriage, it can feel like a devastating reality. However, at Garrity Traina, we believe that this can be the beginning of a bright, new future. With our support, you will find the courage to move forward and maybe even find love again.

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Prioritizing the Well-Being of Your Children

We genuinely care about the well-being of your entire family, especially when children are involved. You can trust that we will prioritize their needs and peace of mind throughout the process. It’s important to note that under Oklahoma law, there is a mandatory 90-day waiting period from the date the divorce is filed when minor children are involved. While this may initially seem like a hassle, it exists to serve the overall good of everyone involved.

Ensuring the Best Interests of Your Children: Child Custody in Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, both parents have equal entitlement to physical custody of their children, as long as the father signed the birth certificate and the children have lived in Oklahoma for at least six months. When a custody order is filed, the court’s primary concern is the physical, mental, and moral health of the children. There are four types of custody agreements to consider:

  • Sole Legal Custody: One parent is granted the right to make legal decisions for the children.
  • Joint Legal Custody: Both parents are granted the right to make legal decisions for the children.
  • Sole Physical Custody: The children live full-time with one parent, while the other parent has visitation rights.
  • Joint Physical Custody: The children split their time between both parents.

Child Support: Ensuring Financial Stability

The calculation of child support in Oklahoma depends on the parents’ income. The court considers various factors when determining the support amount, such as actual monthly income, average monthly income over the past three years, or minimum wage based on a 40-hour workweek. Additionally, the child custody agreement also plays a significant role in determining the amount, particularly if one parent has sole or joint custody.

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At Garrity Traina, we are committed to providing expertise and guidance to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your family. With our reliable representation and personal approach, you can navigate the complexities of family law with confidence.

For more information, visit the official Garrity Traina website.