Custody is not the only factor in calculating child support. The amount of court-ordered child support also takes into account the income of the parties’ and what the court deems to be in the best interests of the minor child.
Children, Support, and Property
What if my wife tries to move the kids out state?
Your wife and children will be subject to, and will have to comply with, the jurisdictional requirements and relocation provisions set forth in the Oklahoma Statutes.
Do grandparents have custody and visitation rights?
A court can grant visitation rights to a grandparent if it is deemed to be in the child’s best interest.
If both parents share custody does anyone pay child support?
Child support in Oklahoma is controlled by a statutory formula which takes into account the parties’ income and amount of expenses each party pays, such as health care costs. It is possible that even though the parents share custody that one parent will still be obligated to pay child support depending on the specifics of each case.
Who will get custody of our child?
Determination of custody of your minor children will depend on varying factors. Oklahoma courts specifically look at what will be in the best interests of the minor child
Do the other issues – child support, child custody, alimony, and property – have to be decided before the divorce is final?
In most instances, all issues are resolved prior to a final resolution being entered.
Can I get maintenance or will I have to provide maintenance to my spouse?
Maintenance in Oklahoma is based upon two factors: the party seeking maintenance must prove that they have a demonstrated need for payment of maintenance to the court and the party they are seeking maintenance from must have the ability to pay.