Monthly Archives: May 2013

Grounds for Divorce in Oklahoma

By Kristy Loyall Cordell & Cordell Oklahoma Divorce Lawyer The following article provides an overview of the Oklahoma divorce process along with jurisdiction and grounds for divorce in Oklahoma. If a party is seeking a divorce in Oklahoma from their current spouse, he/she must file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. Where a party files for divorce depends on which court has jurisdiction over the parties. Oklahoma divorce laws (43 O.S. § 102) require either the Petitioner or the Respondent to be an actual resident of the state of Oklahoma for six months preceding the filing of the Petition, and Read more