A. CRAIG ABRAHAMSON, LAWYER: DIVORCE, BANKRUPTCY, REAL ESTATE
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NOT SURE WHETHER TO DIVORCE — IS LEGAL SEPARATION THE ANSWER?

Oklahoma law makes provisions for married couples who wish to no longer live together but have reasons to wish not to dissolve their marriage.  These reasons could include religious concerns or the ability to remain covered by insurance that is only available to a spouse of an employee.  Yet, while they desire not to dissolve […]

WHAT IS ANNULMENT AND WHEN DOES IT APPLY INSTEAD OF DIVORCE?

I frequently get asked if a client should pursue an annulment instead of a divorce “because we have only been married such a short time.” In Oklahoma, annulment has nothing to do with the duration of the marriage. Annulment is essentially a rescission of the marriage contract. Unlike a divorce, it does not terminate a […]

WHAT IS A PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT? DO I NEED ONE?

AN ANTENUPTIAL OR PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT  is a contract made between two people prior to marriage to address in advance issues that may arise after marriage in the event of their divorce or the death of one of the spouses.  The antenuptial agreement may address how matters such as the separate property of the parties, jointly […]

THE AUTOMATIC TEMPORARY INJUNCTION

THE AUTOMATIC TEMPORARY INJUNCTION        Okla. Stat. tit. 43§110 imposes an Automatic Temporary Injunction in Oklahoma divorce cases. Although the focus of this article is divorce cases, it operates the same in cases brought for an annulment of a marriage or for legal separation. This injunction is both a negative injunction and a mandatory injunction. […]

DIVORCE PROCESS IN TULSA OKLAHOMA PART II

TEMPORARY ORDER HEARING If you do not have minor children, the first court appearance will not be set automatically by the court. Typically the first appearance will be a temporary order hearing. Getting the Court to set a date and time for the temporary order hearing requires a Motion or Application for Temporary Order and […]

Divorce Process in Tulsa Oklahoma Part I

THE DIVORCE PROCESS IN TULSA COUNTY OKLAHOMA – PART I THE AUTOMATIC TEMPORARY INJUNCTION INITIAL DISCOVERY PARENTING PLAN CONFERENCE   As a divorce lawyer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, I usually explain the divorce process in the Tulsa District Court and what to expect in my first meeting with new clients.  I would like to share with […]

Tales from the Boulevard of Broken Promises

BOULEVARD OF BROKEN PROMISES Today’s true tale from the Boulevard of Broken Promises is a reminder that some promises might be better off never having been made, and there simply may be no remedy at all when they are broken. Long ago, in a city, not too far away – a city with a lake […]

PREPARING FOR A DIVORCE

Making the decision to get a divorce is a very emotional and difficult experience whether you are deciding you will be the one to initiate it, or the decision is hastened or even foisted upon you by your spouse.  Divorce is not only difficult emotionally, the laws and court procedures can be confusing and complicated, […]

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