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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My father recently passed away. About 6 months ago he purchased a sawmill for me and my wife. Now that he has passed

His executor of estate said he has bill of sell and wants it back. Only thing I have is all the people that my father told that he bought it for me

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 24, 2022

Sorry for your loss. Due to the sensitive nature in dealing with wills/trusts you need to contact a probate lawyer to make sure your interests are represented.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a defendant have a criminal case that has been sentenced, moved to another jurisdiction?

Sentenced to 15 in/15 out. Some racial injustice. Victims parents are friends with sheriff and other people of influence. Modification of sentence denied June 2022.

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
answered on Jun 24, 2022

Any change of venue based on alleged or perceived bias or unfairness associated with a judge, district attorney or law enforcement probably should’ve taken place well before trial, sentencing or disposition of the case. At this juncture, your best bet is simply to contact an attorney who... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: How can a person signal before a stop sign when they don't know what direction they intend to go before stopping to look

Officer stated at beginning of his report that due to reports he had read about me, he stopped me using the excuse that I didn't signal WITHN100' of stop sign. States I DID USE blinker at both stops! He illegally profiled me, stopped,detained, searched and arrested me for misdemeanor... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 22, 2022

Due to your case specifics and the uniqueness of your case, your issue cannot be resolved in this forum - you should contact a criminal law attorney to assist you.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it required in oklahoma for bussinesses to take cash in their stores? And is it required they post it if they dont

I am curious if it is legal for ok. Stores to refuse cash on ordered goods when you pick them up when the business has nothing posted?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 22, 2022

In Oklahoma businesses can take any legal form of payment they desire. If they do not take cash, there are reasons they chose not to, such as a fear of theft, counterfeiting, germs transferred through money, etc... Posting is not required. Your recourse is to not accept the item and go... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: trial period for son she said no and brought up co pays and day care expenses from 5 yrs ago can she do this options plz

She has not provided any receipts and daycare expenses were from 5 years ago is there a statuette on this son wants to come live with me but she won't let him

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 21, 2022

Assuming she has custody and you only have visitation, and If there is not an order saying she has to allow visitation (or visitation is dictated in the order) then it is within her rights to say no. You need to contact a family law attorney that can assist you with this, because these types of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Oklahoma on
Q: Had a car impounded yrs back couldn't pay the fee lost the car was 8-9 thsd purchase price now are garnishing my wife's

Checks when she works. The last time it was up to 27,000 she's fixing to start work again it's probably much more now what can we do to stop this

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 21, 2022

You can either negotiate a settlement with the creditor or you can possibly file bankruptcy and discharge the debt permanently. In either event, you need a competent lawyer to handle for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Is my case able to be dismissed?

I have had no criminal record until recently and im being charged with larceny of merchandise from retailer in the amount of $19.97. I switched a clearance sticker on 2 items. And Resisting an officer by jerking away after he startled me upon reentering the room angrily as where when he left he... Read more »

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
answered on Jun 20, 2022

If you have had no previous criminal arrests or convictions then a misdemeanor arrest for crimes such as these are routinely handled with the end result being a dismissal after a period of probation (Assuming you’re guilty or your attorney can’t get the case dismissed).

As far as the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: joint legal custody and father is refusing to administer son's adhd medication during every other weekend visitation

5 year old not good to withdraw from meds for 2 days and what can i do

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 20, 2022

You need to contact your attorney to bring matter before the Court. The judge likely will order the meds given as prescribed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I post a picture of my husband and his truck on social media

My perfect husband was identified picking up a prostitute on South side of okc so I took a picture of him and his truck with the caption I WAS BUSTEX PICKING UP A NASTY DIRTY XX AND I DIDNT CARE THAT THEY MAY HAVE MANY diseases so if you **** or xx me please message me cuz my wife has the right to... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 20, 2022

Short answer is people post many things on social media - often before thinking about the long-term effect. Can you and should you are not necessarily equal partners. As with almost every lawyer, the advice is do not post it. Seek counseling for you both, and if that fails then dissolution can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If my home was robbed shouldn't the deputy have came to investigate and not my workplace 24 hours later?

This happened in October and they know who did it, have evidence yet nobody updates me. It wasn't turned over to the da until December even tho the deputy tried to tell me November. I called this week to get an update and was told they were not going to do anything, prosecutorial discretion. I... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 20, 2022

Not sure your question relates to the result you are seeking. The deputies actions would have to be viewed in the light of all other calls taken, as well as your availability when they were responding to the call. If you were not home when they were cleared off their other calls and you were at... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: If I loan someone money to buy a piece of property and I have a notarized contract stating that if the borrower falls 2

Months behind on payments I the loaner will take possession of the property then he falls behind do I need to fill out a form to take possession of the property or will the contract stand for itself

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 20, 2022

You will need to take a breach of contract action.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a notary notarize their own quit claim?

The day before my dads death in 1996, my stepmom notarized her own quit claim with her notary stamp. My first question is if that is or was legal then. My second question is what benefit would it be since the quit claim basically added her in the second party JTWROS since they were married at the... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Jun 19, 2022

Definitely not. A notary public may not notarize his or her own signature.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: Any lawyers open for short notice divorce Cleveland county. Mildly contested?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 18, 2022

I am sure there are plenty of lawyers that will be able to assist you. You just have to start calling them as this forum does not allow us to advertise.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: A family member has my kids and went to court for temporary custody it’s been more than a year since court and I want

And I want my kids back, they haven’t taken me back to court for it and i just want to know if I can show up and get my kids since the tempo custody was for 6 months and it’s been way past that. I just found out about this. My parents who have my kids dislike me very much. They had nothing... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 18, 2022

You do not have enough details to properly answer your question. However, as with almost any custody issue you should contact a family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your case and your options.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My fiancé was arrested on a warrant for missing a court date after being granted a 90 day compliance on a deferred

He was not offered bond at arraignment and was given a court date for 1 month out. Are they going to send him to prison? Will they give him an opportunity to make this right and let him out on a suspended?

I’m in a panic. He takes care of us, is the only one that works and pays the bills... Read more »

Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
answered on Jun 14, 2022

Without having all the facts related to the criminal case, it’s going to be very difficult to give you any educated guess as to how the case will end up. The more serious situation where someone headed for probation could likely lose that opportunity is where they get arrested for a NEW crime.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Workers' Compensation and Antitrust for Oklahoma on
Q: what is my fiancé started lying about every of my rights and progress both emotionally
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 13, 2022

There doesnt seem to be a question.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can an employer apply for an employee's liquor license in Oklahoma?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 13, 2022

The actual employee is the one submitting the application because it officially is the license of that individual. The business can pay for it, and technically, the business can assist the person in filling it out if the person is computer challenged, however the person would still be present... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I got screw ultra big time by a realitor who sold my house to her investor buddy I have try to sue but have reverse dee

The realtor had scam artest investor do and inspection then he ask for a price reduction of $1000.00 I said no but the realtor trick my divorce into says yes and it closing it went for a $1000 less. So lost $500 on sale of house. I have huge emotion stress over this. I want to sue but she claim... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 12, 2022

Sorry, but I don't think that you have a case. The divorce court apparently approved the sale, and 7 years later your claim would be barred by the statute of limitations.

It's time for you to move on and get over this.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a custodial parent in Oklahoma receive child support while incarcerated?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Jun 9, 2022

Only if the funds are used to support the child. It would be better for the actual custodian was paid.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What is the Oklahoma Statute that exempts gains from the sale of out-of-state real property from Oklahoma taxation?

Oklahoma 2021 tax return Form 511 instructions states:

"An Oklahoma resident individual is taxed on all income reported on the federal return, except...the gains/losses from the sales or exchange of real property in another state."

What is the specific Oklahoma Statute that addresses this?

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 5, 2022

When dealing with taxes I encourage you to contact a tax law attorney- however if you still desire the information you may start looking at 68 O.S. § 2358 (OSCN 2022)

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