Legal Information: Oklahoma

Know the Laws - By State

Please see below for state-specific laws that might be useful for victims and survivors of domestic violence. This information is written in a Q & A format and is meant to provide you with easy-to-understand information. You can also reach us at our Email Hotline if you have more specific questions.

A brief description of the difference between state laws and federal laws.

Information about domestic violence protective orders, stalking protective orders, victim protective orders for violent acts committed by a non-intimate partner, and moving in or out of state with a protection order.

Information about custody in Oklahoma.

Basic information about child support in Oklahoma.

This page includes information that is specific to this state about parental kidnapping.

General information about divorce with links to Oklahoma-specific information.

Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Oklahoma and victim assistance programs.

There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.

You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.