Top 5 Oklahoma Divorce Laws

The top 5 things everyone should know about Oklahoma divorce laws.


Altogether, there are 12 grounds for divorce in Arkansas. 1 is the no-fault ground for divorce, and the other 11 make up the fault-based grounds for divorce.

Both spouses are expected to agree and proved the marriage needs to be dissolved when filing under the no-fault divorce ground.

- Incompatibility

When filing under a fault-based divorce ground, the filing spouse must provide evidence or documentation of the incident or reason for divorce.

-Abandonment for one year
-Confinement for incurable insanity for five years
-Cruel and inhumane treatment
-Foreign divorce: If you and your spouse were divorced in another state or country, Oklahoma does not recognize the marriage as dissolved. If you are a resident of Oklahoma, you must file the divorce papers in Oklahoma to be legally divorced.
-Gross neglect
-Habitual intemperance (drunkenness)
-Wife pregnant by another at time of marriage

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