Preliminary Hearing

When I moved to Oklahoma I was so confused. Preliminary Hearing (PH)? What in the world?! I am from Arkansas (one of the two greatest states and I won’t say which one is the best! Ha!). In Oklahoma, a criminal trial goes through many stages. First, there is the arrest. Then the bond hearing. Then […]

Temporary Order Hearing – What is this?

In Oklahoma, divorces are done in stages. Oklahoma’s stages are different than Louisiana’s stages though – in Louisiana, first custody is dealt with and then property. In Oklahoma, the first stage after the filing and service, is the Temporary Order stage. This is a hearing where if the parties can’t decide what is best for […]