Christopher Dean Smith’s Answers

Christopher Dean Smith

Oklahoma City Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Child support concerns

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Kevin H. Pate
    2. Christopher Dean Smith
    3. Mark Keller
    3 lawyer answers

    Child support calculations in Oklahoma are based on a number of factors, including both parties' income and respective overnights with the children. In order to get a better idea of what you should be paying, or what is potentially owed in back child support, you would want a family law attorney to review your existing child support order, with payments made, and calculate current child support based on both parties income, health insurance premiums for the children, number of overnights with...

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  2. Paternity test - kid is 7 years old

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Kevin H. Pate
    2. Christopher Dean Smith
    3. Tony Anthony
    3 lawyer answers

    You're going to want to speak to an attorney in a confidential setting, but when you do, you're going to want to be able to provide the attorney with 1) the date of contact between your husband and the mother, 2) the date of marriage of the mother and her current husband, or if she was married to someone else at the time, the date they were married, and the husband's name if available, 3) whether any other man has claimed to be the father of this child, and 4) is the Oklahoma Department of...

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  3. Can child support still be collected after an adoption?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Kevin H. Pate
    2. Lorraine Miguel Medeiros
    3. Christopher Dean Smith
    3 lawyer answers

    You have asked a number of questions that are not easily answered without a review of the records filed within the adoption. Your statement that "child support was then canceled by DHS" raises a number of questions that would need to be answered by a review of your file. If an arrearage existed at the time of the adoption, it may have been addressed at that time. It would be very wise of you to seek counsel and have them review the records surrounding the matter. That would be the only way...

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