Facing an accusation for a serious crime can mean that a person's life will revolve around almost nothing but that accusation. An individual may be held in custody, face formal charges and have to go through a trial in order to address the allegations brought against him or her. Cases of murder are among the most serious that can take place.
Once the dust settles after a divorce, many parents find that their child support order does not match their child's needs or their ability to make payments, which may necessitate changing a child support order. Courts understand that the circumstances of supporting parents often change, as do the needs of a child as they grow. Hence, the courts may agree to modify a custody order after reviewing evidence that a change is needed.
Charges of assault and battery in Oklahoma come in a lot of shapes and sizes, and so do legal defenses against those charges.
It is common for heated situations to escalate. Some people may feel as if they need to take drastic actions when their emotions are running high, but unfortunately, not fully thinking through those actions may leave those individuals facing serious consequences, like criminal charges. Of course, with any type of formal allegation, parties have the right to a criminal defense.