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The Facts Behind Child Support
The government passed a bill called the CARES Act. That is money to every family that has been affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. However, if you receive a certain income and you're below this income, you will receive a stimulus check, or you may receive money on a card, or you may have it automatically deposited into your bank account. Read more »
How Can You Apply for Child Support Services?
How can you apply for child support services? Believe it or not, there are many parents, single parent households, that are existing today, especially in this time of the coronavirus and quarantining and people being furloughed from their job and having cut income with unemployment benefits and public benefits who have never thought in the past that they can seek help from the parent of their children who they don't live with for support. Read more »
What Situation Warrants a Modification of a Child Support Order?
Oklahoma law allows for the modification of a child support order when the situation ,warrants it. So you have been laid off from your job or your position was furloughed due to a situation that was happening in the economy, or your hours were cut and you're looking for a new job, but you're still receiving that child support order every month. And you know if you don't pay it, the arrears will accrue, and that will cause your order to increase because you're having to pay back the arrears. Read more »
How does Oklahoma Law Define the Parent/Child Relationship?
Oklahoma law establishes the relationship between the mother and the child through birth or through adoption, but the relationship between the father and the child can be established in several ways. The first way is through a presumption. Read more »
How does the Presumption of Paternity Establish the Father-Child Relationship?
The law presumes the father to be the father of the child if the child is born during the marriage. The law also presumes the child and father relationship if the child is born prior to the marriage and the father has taken affirmative steps to hold himself out to be the father of the child during the first two years of the child's life. Read more »
Tulsa Attorney Isaiah Brydie Talks About The Subject Of Warrants
Tulsa Attorney Isaiah Brydie with Urban Legal speaks on the subject of criminal law and criminal procedure - warrants. So we're going to be talking about when the police need a warrant, what all can they do under that warrant and stuff like that. The first question is, when do warrants usually come up? Well, they usually come up when the police go to a home. Read more »
Plain View, Expedient Circumstances, Hot Pursuit - What Is It?
Oklahoma Attorney Isaiah Brydie with Urban Legal speaks on Plain View, Expedient Circumstances, Hot Pursuit. What does this mean? For starters. Plain View Doctrine says that anything that a police officer sees that is in plain view of that police officer, that police officer can then seize as evidence of a crime and then subsequently arrest you and then do a continual search after that. A good example of this would be if you get pulled over in your car and while the cop is going to give you your traffic ticket, he sees a kilo of cocaine in the passenger seat. I don't know why the kid, just go with me, just go with me. The cop sees the kilo of cocaine, he can seize that kilo. And it's not a search, it is a seizure. It's not a search. It's lawful under the plain view doctrine because that police officers saw it in plain view. Read more »