Answers to common divorce questions in Oklahoma
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Divorce in Oklahoma FAQ

Q: How long does it take to get a divorce in Oklahoma?

A: If no children are born of the marriage, a divorce in Oklahoma can finalize in 10 days. If there are children born of the marriage, an Oklahoma divorce with children usually takes approximately 90 days.

Q: How much does it cost to get a divorce?

The average cost of divorce in Oklahoma is $18,700 (with children). Express Documents and Mediation, Inc. starts at $149 without children and $249 with children

The answer is $18,700 as surveyed

Q: How many divorces does your company handle each year?

A: Express Documents and Mediation, Inc. helps approximately 1,000-2,000 divorcing couples each year in Oklahoma!

Q: Can I file for divorce in Oklahoma myself?

A: Yes! Our company specializes in assisting people in getting a divorce in Oklahoma on their own without having to hire an expensive divorce lawyer!

Q: What is an Uncontested Divorce?

A: An Uncontested Divorce is a method of getting a divorce in Oklahoma without having to fight costly battles in court. Express Documents and Mediation, Inc. provides a host of divorce services which model around uncontested divorce in Oklahoma that is designed to settle divorces quickly, efficiently, outside of court without the hassle of expensive divorce attorneys.

Q: What is a Waiver Divorce in Oklahoma?

A: A waiver divorce in Oklahoma is a divorce whereby one party (petitioner) files a divorce petition, and the other party (respondent) signs a Waiver which allows them to waive their appearance in court as well as their right to be served a summons by a licensed process server or sheriff. The parties both agree to the terms of the divorce and do not wish to fight in court.

Q: What is Divorce Mediation?

A: Divorce Mediation is a process whereby two opposing parties hire a neutral 3rd party negotiator to help them settle outstanding issues so that a Divorce Decree can be drafted which both parties agree to sign. Rather than hiring lawyers and fighting endless, exhaustive and expensive battles in courts, the parties can use one mediator to find agreements which will allow for a more simple divorce process. Divorce Mediation has been shown to save thousands of dollars in divorce fees. In addition to financial savings, studies have shown that minor children are 85% more likely to be successful when their parents go through a mediated divorce vs. a litigated divorce.

Q: How do I file for divorce in Oklahoma without a lawyer?

A: Step one: Contact Express Documents and Mediation and ask for a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. We will provide this in addition to other documents you will need to file and finalize a divorce in Oklahoma.

Q: Where can I find a list of Oklahoma Divorce Laws?

A: You can click this link here to see an entire list of Oklahoma divorce laws!