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How Does Alimony Work in Oklahoma?

How Does Alimony Work in Oklahoma?

Alimony, also called spousal support, is awarded in some Oklahoma divorce cases, but not all. Alimony is intended to provide for one spouse that would otherwise suffer unfair economic effects of a divorce.

Does Oklahoma Recognize Common Law Marriages?

Does Oklahoma Recognize Common Law Marriages?

A common law marriage is one in which both parties have voluntarily agreed to enter into a marriage and hold themselves out to be married, but have not formally sought legal recognition of their union. Does Oklahoma recognize common law marriages? If so, if you were in a common law marriage, do you have to get a divorce if you break up?

 

Can You Get an Annulment in Oklahoma?

Can You Get an Annulment in Oklahoma?

Sometimes, couples get married and realize it was a mistake. In this situation, spouses often assume that they must get a divorce. This, however, isn’t always the case. Some couples are eligible for an annulment in Oklahoma, although the grounds for an annulment are more limited than those for a divorce.

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

Making the decision to get a divorce is extremely difficult for any couple. Once that decision is made though, the spouses will have to make many more. One of these is whether to file a fault-based or no-fault divorce. In Oklahoma, spouses can file for either type. However, those filing based on fault will need to have proper grounds and prove that fault during the divorce process.

 

So, what is a no-fault divorce? And what are the grounds for divorce in Oklahoma?