Family Law

Family Law

Our Family Law practice consists of divorces, guardianships, adoptions, and custody proceedings. 


We have tried numerous divorce cases to Family Law judges throughout Central and Southwest Oklahoma. Our trial experience will certainly be of benefit to you whether it is your desire to obtain an uncontested divorce or be involved in aggressive litigation. We will make sure that you understand your options so you can make the decision regarding what path you desire to take. 

Child Custody:

We have handled many child custody proceeding in Central and Southwestern Oklahoma. Our experience encompasses initial child custody proceedings, child custody modification proceedings, child support cases, proceedings to enforce visitation, and proceedings to establish paternity. If you are dealing with a child custody issue, the lawyers at Ellis & Buckholts will put their experience to work for you. 


Whether you are considering a Guardianship of an adult or minor, we have many years of trial experience in each situation. Guardianships can involve very sad and real life situation - an adult having lost the ability to manage their affairs and/or care for themselves - a minor having no one serving as their parent. Many times, these situations require very fact and decisive actions that we, as your lawyers, are prepared to take. 


Adoptions arise out of a variety of factual situations - step-parent adoption - non-consensual adoptions - family member adoption - non-family adoption - DHS adoption. All of these circumstances require you to have an attorney that is experienced and knowledgeable in adoption proceeding. At Ellis & Buckholts, we pride ourselves on guiding our clients through the very complex and complicated adoption process.