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Tulsa Fathers’ Rights Lawyer

Experienced Family Law Attorneys for Paternal Rights in Oklahoma

Although the legal system is slowly changing to provide equal opportunities in family law, men — and fathers in particular — often face an uphill battle in divorce, especially when it comes to child custody. If you are a man facing a divorce, it is important to work with a father's rights lawyer who understands the challenges you face and can protect your rights.

At Hensley and Associates, PLLC, our family law attorneys proudly represent men throughout northeast Oklahoma in a range of divorce-related matters. Throughout your divorce, our Tulsa father's rights lawyers will work closely with you to ensure that you get fair treatment and equal opportunity in all aspects of your divorce.

Are you concerned about your rights as a father? Contact our Tulsa father's rights lawyers online or call our offices at (918) 416-4832 to set up a consultation today.

Fathers’ Rights Issues in Oklahoma

Even as the playing field for mothers and fathers slowly evens out, fathers are often still at a disadvantage when it comes to issues regarding their children and other aspects of divorce.

The fathers' rights lawyers at Hensley and Associates, PLLC can represent you in family law matters such as:

  • Child custody & Child Support
    • Traditionally, men would carry a substantial financial burden in providing financial care for the children, while being granted only minimal visitation rights. We can help you level the playing field and obtain equitable child custody and child support arrangements.
  • Spousal Support
    • With the increase in two-income households, spousal support is becoming increasingly equal between men and women. We can help you get fair treatment in your spousal support agreement.
  • Division of Assets

    • Equitable division is becoming more equitable than ever, with both parties getting an equal opportunity in asset division. We can help protect your financial interests throughout your divorce.

How Can a Father Protect His Rights in a Divorce?

A father can protect his rights in a divorce by hiring an experienced father's rights lawyer who can navigate the legal system on his behalf. The lawyer can help gather evidence, negotiate custody and visitation agreements, and advocate for the father's rights in court if necessary.

Can a Father Receive Child Support in Tulsa, OK?

Yes, a father can receive child support in Tulsa, OK if he has custody of the child or shares custody with the mother. Child support is determined based on the income of both parents and the needs of the child.

What Should a Father Do if He Feels His Rights Are Being Violated?

If a father feels his rights are being violated, he should consult with a father's rights lawyer immediately. The lawyer can assess the situation, provide legal advice, and take appropriate legal action to protect the father's rights.

At What Age Can a Child Refuse Visitation in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, a child cannot legally refuse visitation until they reach the age of 18. However, there are a few exceptions to this rule. For example, suppose a child is mature enough to express their wishes, and they have a valid reason for refusing visitation.

In that case, the court may consider their wishes when deciding custody. Additionally, suppose a child is experiencing abuse or neglect. In that case, the court may order that they not be forced to visit with the abusive parent.

What Constitutes an Unfit Parent in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, a child cannot legally refuse visitation until they reach the age of 18. However, there are a few exceptions to this rule. For example, suppose a child is mature enough to express their wishes, and they have a valid reason for refusing visitation. In that case, the court may consider their wishes when deciding custody.

Additionally, suppose a child is experiencing abuse or neglect. In that case, the court may order that they not be forced to visit with the abusive parent.

Understanding Your Rights as a Father

As a father, it's important to understand your legal rights when it comes to issues such as child custody, child support, spousal support, and the division of assets during a divorce or separation. Our experienced Tulsa fathers' rights lawyers are dedicated to providing aggressive representation to protect your rights and ensure that your voice is heard in the legal process.

Some key points to consider regarding fathers' rights in Oklahoma include:

  • Legal rights to custody and visitation
  • Financial obligations and support
  • Factors that determine an unfit parent
  • Age considerations for child visitation refusal

At Hensley and Associates, PLLC, we are committed to advocating for fathers' rights and providing the guidance and support you need during challenging family law matters. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help protect your rights as a father.

Aggressive Representation When You Need it Most

We understand that these issues can be emotional and quickly become contentious. We work hard to keep matters amicable and to settle all issues through mediation outside the courtroom. That said, our Tulsa fathers’ rights attorneys are not afraid to represent you in the trial if need be.

Start taking the steps to protect your rights as a father by calling Hensley and Associates, PLLC at (918) 416-4832. You can contact our fathers' rights lawyers online as well!

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