Getting a divorce online in Oklahoma

Wednesday, June 5th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

For every 100 marriage licenses issued in the state of Oklahoma, 80 divorce petitions are granted.

Since divorces are so common, some people are trying to make the process as simple as possible. In fact, it's as simple as a mouse click away. A Seattle-based website called is offering up their services online.

If your divorce is uncontested, you can get the completed, legal forms necessary for filing in Oklahoma for $249.

Oklahoma County Special District Court Judge Barbara Swinton says low cost divorce services can work in some cases. "In the most simplistic cases I think they serve the need for folks who are lower income, don't have children, don't have any property they need to divide."

Attorneys warn that many divorces are far more complicated than just filling out a few forms.