Different Kinds of Record Expungements

Different Kinds of Record Expungments

If you have a criminal record in Oklahoma and want to seal it there are different kinds of record expungements available. Let’s suppose you were charged with a non-violent felony or misdemeanor,…

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Child Care Abuse Charges

child care abuse

In April of 2017, parents of a 4 year old girl confronted a Nebraska daycare worker after witnessing a video of child care abuse against their daughter.  The worker full force punches…

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Birth Injuries and Negligence Laws

Birth Injuries

Many Oklahomans know of the legendary musician Leon Russell from Lawton.  But, what many do not know, is that Leon Russell was the victim of a birth injury that left his right…

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Alimony Under The New Tax Laws

Child support Modification

Alimony Under The New Tax Laws has changed as to who can deduct it as an expense.  As you probably know, Congress passed a tax bill in December of 2017.  There are…

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Dividing Debts in Oklahoma Divorce

Relocating With Your Child after Oklahoma Divorce

Dividing Debts in Oklahoma Divorce is a question faced by many families working through divorce.  One of the most frequently asked questions of a lawyer is “How does property divide in a…

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Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Possession of a Stolen Vehicle in Oklahoma is a crime the Tulsa County district attorneys office hotly pursues. In early June of 2017 an unmarked police vehicle was stolen in South Tulsa. …

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Holographic Wills in Oklahoma

Holographic Wills in Oklahoma

Holographic Wills in Oklahoma are valid if done correctly. Life expectancy in Oklahoma is 73 years old.  A large percentage of people over the age of 65 do not have a valid…

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Student Loans in Oklahoma Bankruptcy

Student Loans in Oklahoma Bankruptcy

Student loans in Oklahoma bankruptcy are one of the most frustrating aspects of modern life.  In order to obtain the education you need for the career you want, you have to take…

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Expunging Oklahoma Criminal Records

Expunging Oklahoma Criminal Records will seal the criminal arrest and criminal charges making it as if the crim never happened. Many people are aware of the theory of expunging Oklahoma criminal records…

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Construction Injuries and Oklahoma Workers Comp

Construction injuries Covered by Oklahoma Workers Compensation

Construction injuries Covered by Oklahoma Workers Compensation depend on your status as an employee or an independent contractor. If you suffer injuries while working on a construction site, the contractor, through his workers…

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Shooting with Intent to Kill

Shooting with Intent to Kill

Shooting with Intent to Kill is a serious crime in Oklahoma. Many people are familiar with the controversial 2007 “Horn Shootings” in Texas.  A 61-year-old man shot two illegal immigrants leaving his…

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Oklahoma Second Degree Burglary Lawyers

In September of 2016, an Oklahoma City woman was arrested on four counts of Oklahoma second degree burglary.  She began in the Valvoline gas station parking lot, entering unlocked vehicles and also taking…

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Oklahoma First Degree Manslaughter

Oklahoma First Degree Manslaughter involve complex legal issues.  The following is an example of one instance of it.  In the 2010 Oklahoma case of State v. Ceasar, a driver in a hit-and-run accident…

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Tulsa Lawyers Defining Strict Liability

In Oklahoma law, some acts are subject to strict liability.  Strict liability is a rather unforgiving rule.  It essentially imposes liability for damages on the defendant and takes no account of the…

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Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Oklahoma

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia is a crime in Oklahoma.  With high social stigma attached to it, often times it haunts a person throughout their lifetime.  Okla. Stat. tit. 63 §2-405(B) addresses drug paraphernalia.  It…

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Embezzlement of Rental Furniture in Tulsa

In Oklahoma failing to return rental furniture is a crime of Embezzlement of Rental Furniture. When most people rent furniture or appliances in Tulsa they don’t do it intending to commit a crime….

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Tulsa Probate Lawyers

Tulsa Probate Lawyers

Our Tulsa Probate Lawyers will tell you that probate doesn’t have to be hard. Probate is the legal process by which the court, oversees and directs the distribution of assets and liabilities to beneficiaries….

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What to do if you’re injured at work

When you suffer injuries in a work-related accident, you should not talk with the insurance company’s attorney. You only talk with them about your accident only in the presence of your workers compensation…

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Stepparent Adoption

Stepparent adoption is now the most common type of adoption.  Across the U.S. today, the majority of all families are re-coupled or re-married, meaning that millions of children are raised in the…

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Oklahoma Protective Orders

Have you received service of a protective order? Contact our Oklahoma protective order defense attorney for free information. Our protective order defense attorney can review your case and help you develop the best…

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Expungement of Criminal Records in Oklahoma

A criminal record can hamper your job prospects, prevent you from obtaining housing, or government benefits. Fortunately, you can achieve an expungement of criminal records in Oklahoma.  This helps prevent your past…

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Top Reasons Why Marriages Fail

Sadly Divorce in Oklahoma has become commonplace.  A divorce occurs somewhere across the country approximately every 13 seconds.  This equates to over 6,500 divorces each day and 46,000 every week.  Over 50% of…

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New Workers Comp Laws in Oklahoma

New workers comp laws  were passed in May 2013.  The Oklahoma Legislature passed Senate Bill 1062.  This codified the Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act, the Oklahoma Employee Injury Benefit Act, and the new…

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Possession Of Marijuana in Tulsa

Have you or a loved one been arrested and charged for criminal possession of marijuana in Tulsa? If so, you should contact our criminal marijuana defense attorneys for a free case consultation. Our attorneys…

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Foreclosure Attorneys in Tulsa

Are you behind on paying your mortgage? Are you currently facing the possibility of filing for bankruptcy? Bankruptcy can help you keep your home and forgive your debts. If you’re an Oklahoma…

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Injury Accidents in Parking Lots

 Injury accidents in parking lots are common types of accidents. Many people naturally dread parking lots, decks, and garages. Parking spots are all around dangerous places to be, for you and your vehicle. Our personal…

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Can I File for Workers Compensation?

Unlike the tort system, where you are able to file suit against someone who is at fault for causing you harm, such as a personal injury action, a nursing home negligence action,…

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Obtaining a Visa for Oklahoma Immigration

Millions of people around the world want to visit or live in the United States.  The United States offers individuals countless opportunities to citizens and non-citizens alike.  Whether you want to come…

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Finding the Right Criminal Defense Attorney

As most people are aware, facing criminal charges is extremely difficult, and without proper representation, can have life-altering repercussions.  However, trying to find the right criminal defense attorney can present several challenges….

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Accident Dos and Donts

Generally speaking, being in an accident of any type can be devastating, especially when it is the person’s first time.  However, failing to be prepared should you find yourself involved in an…

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Workers Compensation Law Challenges

A new workers compensation law is set to take effect in February 2014.  The bill creates an opportunity for businesses to opt-out of Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation law program.  They can either self-insuring…

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Is Filing Bankruptcy Right For Me?

If you re facing a financial crisis, its likely that you’re considering an Oklahoma bankruptcy. The question is filing bankruptcy right for me is a valid one. Filing for bankruptcy is a…

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Important Oklahoma DUI Defenses

Most people know that they can go to jail for a DUI if a blood chemical test shows that they were driving with illegal narcotics in their blood.  Fewer are aware that prescription…

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Oklahoma Sexting Laws and Child Porn

Violations of Oklahoma sexting laws are on the rise. Many parents may find the constant texting activity of their kids to be annoying.  However, parents may not realize that a common text…

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How Much Does a Tulsa Divorce Cost

How much does a Tulsa divorce cost is one of the most common questions we hear from clients considering a divorce.  The most straightforward answer to this question is it depends. Truthfully…

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Planning For Incapacity

Planning for incapacity is never a pleasant task. But there is significant risk in delaying the development of such a plan if you should become incapacitated.  Most people associated this type of…

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Common Chapter 7 Questions

This blog post is the second installment in our two part blog post covering common chapter 7 bankruptcy questions. If you are drowning in debt and considering bankruptcy as a means to…

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Forgiving Back Taxes in Bankruptcy

Forgiving Back Taxes in Bankruptcy can  help those people who’ve experienced Tax debt.  The impact of being the target of the IRS harsh tax collection techniques can be devastating.  There are organizations…

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Contractor Work Injuries

Contractor Work Injuries in Oklahoma are not covered by Workers compensation insurance.The question of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor is extremely important for on the job injuries.  While…

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Dividing Property in a Tulsa Divorce

Dividing Property in a Tulsa Divorce is an important part of any divorce case. During property and debt division, parties have legal obligations to provide disclosures of their assets and liabilities.  This…

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Common Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Questions

Common Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Questions are centered around debt forgiveness. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy provides a means for you to forgive the vast majority of unsecured debts. This can make income available to you…

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Modifying Tulsa Divorce Decree

Modifying Tulsa Divorce decree is possible. Several things happen in life that cause force us into modifying Tulsa divorce decree. An example may be that the original decree awarded joint physical custody…

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Stop and Frisk Abuse in Tulsa

Stop and frisk abuse in Tulsa is a real concern.  Since the early 1990’s its been a problem for citizens in Tulsa and the Country as a whole. If unchecked stop and frisk…

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Wrongful Death Information in Tulsa

Wrongful death information in Tulsa can help you approach a sudden tragedy in some what of a systematic way. To lose a loved one in a wrongful death is overwhelming. The sudden…

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APC DUI Criminal Charges in Tulsa

APC DUI criminal charges in Tulsa can be a nightmare. After a night of bar hopping with friends, you think you’re sober enough to drive home.  After walking to your car on…

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Tulsa Oklahoma Guardianship Requirements

Tulsa Oklahoma guardianship requirements depend on which type of guardianship you’re looking for. Guardianship law is intended to protect those people that need protection. Whether its a young child or an elderly…

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Oklahoma Grandparent Rights

Oklahoma Grandparent rights exit…maybe. The reason I express caution is that the right isn’t absolute. Just like opinions that say there isn’t a right, it also isn’t absolute. Oklahoma Grandparent rights spring…

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Living Together During Divorce in Tulsa

I’m running across more and more people living together during divorce in Tulsa. This increasing number of couples continue living together during divorce in Tulsa pending marital dissolution.  Although it’s difficult coping with divorce, many…

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Immigration and Bankruptcy in Oklahoma

Immigration and Bankruptcy in Oklahoma can go together. Bankruptcy relief is available for U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and undocumented immigrants alike. Often undocumented immigrants choose not to seek relief under the…

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Deferred Action Visa Childhood Arrivals Program

Deferred Action Visa and Childhood arrival program is here. Many young undocumented immigrants welcomed plans for the Deferred Action Visa for Childhood Arrivals program.  This program was a temporary reprieve from the threat of…

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Oklahoma Bankruptcy Means Test

The Oklahoma Bankruptcy Means Test helps you to know if you qualify. Many people who qualify don’t realize it and therefor don’t file. Several reasons may also explain this failure to file….

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Oklahoma Field Sobriety Testing For DUI

Oklahoma field sobriety testing can be challenged in Tulsa DUI cases. This is because many State and local Police make mistakes administering the test. Also some of the cues the Police use…

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Defending Against Oklahoma DUI Charges

Tulsa attorneys defending against Oklahoma DUI charges push the same narrative to clients. Through information on what to do its hoped defending against Oklahoma DUI charges can continue trending towards higher success rates. People…

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Injuries Caused by Oklahoma Distracted Driving

Injuries Caused by Oklahoma Distracted Driving are on the rise. The serious accident risks posed by drug and alcohol impaired drivers is widely acknowledged. But, the dangerous practice of Oklahoma distracted driving …

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Credit Score After Bankruptcy

Your credit score after bankruptcy is probably going to be better then you think. A great number of Oklahoman’s struggle for years paying minimum payments while interest and penalties mount.  They often…

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Federal Income Taxes and Immigration Status

Federal Income Taxes and Immigration Status go hand in hand. Filing both federal and state income taxes can greatly impact your possibilities of becoming a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) or U.S. citizen….

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Tulsa Fiance Visa Lawyers

Our Tulsa Fiance Visa Lawyers can help you get your family visa. To obtain a K-1 visa, a U.S. citizen must file a Petition for Relative or Fiancé(e) (I-129F), with the USCIS….

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New Rules For Unlawful Presence

On January 3, 2013, the USCIS published the rule on the unlawful presence waiver (I-601A). Currently, immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who have accrued a certain period of unlawful presence in the United States have to leave…

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How to Obtain a Family Visa in Oklahoma

A Family Visa in Oklahoma allows you to bring family members to the Unitesd States legally. To promote family unity, U.S. immigration law permits citizens and lawful permanent residents (sponsors) to petition…

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