Divorce

Numerous scientific studies rank divorce almost equal with the death of a spouse or child in terms of emotional and mental stress. Divorce creates economic and emotional chaos for everyone involved.  Lisa’s goal is to provide her clients with understanding and empathy, and to utilize her experience to bring successful and speedy resolution, so everyone can recover and rebuild their lives.  Lisa is experienced in handling both contested and uncontested divorces.  Attorney’s fees for an uncontested divorce can be as low as $500.00 plus court costs.

Child Custody

Child Custody is an extremely emotional and sensitive issue.  It requires you to consider your child's needs-both now and in the future.  Oklahoma law looks at many factors in determining which parent receives custody.  The most paramount factor is the child’s best interest.  Lisa has an experienced track record, and will educate you as to which factors the Court uses and will work with you to make a plan for your case. 

Paternity Cases

Paternity actions are brought between parents who have never been married to each other. Even though the parents have never been married they still have rights when it comes to their children.  Lisa Howard’s experience in this field makes this emotionally charged issue as painless as possible.

DHS

When the DHS steps in to protect the well-being of a child, it can seem overwhelming and hopeless to many parents who really want what’s best for their children. You need an attorney who is experienced in dealing with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services both in and out of the courtroom.  She will immediately contact the DHS and fight for you to get your children back home as quickly as possible.

Adoption

The Law Office of Lisa R. Howard has the experience and patience to best guide you through the complicated legal issues of Oklahoma adoption law.  The addition of a child to your family is often an answer to years of unanswered questions and heartache.  Lisa provides honest answers and compassionate help.  She will be there to support you through the entire adoption process with comfort, integrity, trust, and straightforward answers.  Lisa is experienced in the areas of domestic adoption, international adoption, DHS adoption and Indian Law Adoptions.  

Juvenile Deprived law

When a juvenile is taken into custody by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services the entire family suffers.   Attorney Lisa R. Howard is experienced in representing both children in foster care and their parents in Juvenile Deprived Court.  Lisa has handled numerous cases in this area and can walk you through the process from start to finish.  Lisa is always prepared for Court and fights hard for children to return home to their parents.