He was on a motorcycle goin estimate 15 mph over speed limit. Woman ran red light and he hit the side of her car and it killed him. She has 5 previous dwi's, 3+ driving on suspended/revoked and was driving on suspended/revoked when she killed him. I don't think she had insurance.... View More
The criminal charges, if any, will be at the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney. It takes time for them to file the charges because they have to gather evidence and determine the appropriate charge(s) to ensure conviction. The family will likely be contacted to provide a victim impact statement...View More
I was approaching a crossing that I cross every day to and from work, I have never seen a train. The tracks where over grown with weeds and the brush on the sides where over grown limiting your ability to see a train approaching. The tracks only have a yield sign, and as I was approaching 1 day, a... View More
Under Oklahoma law you are required to yield at railroad crossings. Accordingly I believe you were at fault notwithstanding the visibility issues particularly since you were familiar with the route and knew there was a RR crossing there. Railroads are maintained by the federal government and you...View More
The statute of limitations for negligence is two (2) years in Oklahoma. I recommend hiring a personal injury attorney to investigate - sooner rather than later. In my experience, these are difficult cases to prevail on in Oklahoma.
So I took over payments on a Camaro about 9 months I was giving the ppl that had the car $70 that first month to cover insurance the following month I told them I was going to get insurance in my name. They stated don’t do that I know the situation you in it’ll be cheaper if I add you to my... View More
I recommend hiring an attorney to determine if you had comprehensive coverage under the policy. If it was liability only this loss will not be covered. Regardless of whether you were a named insured on the policy it should cover a permissive user of the vehicle.
An emergency custody order should be set for hearing within ten days under OK law. I recommend hiring an attorney well-versed in family law in Oklahoma and appear at the hearing to provide evidence in support of your position.
My friends son moved to another town and was staying with his aunt. His mom found out he dropped out of school and he was taking pills, smoking marijuana, and drinking. His aunt wasn't very responsible after all
I recommend your friend consult an attorney well-versed in Oklahoma family law immediately. It is possible she has a duty to report this situation to DHS and could face liability if she fails to do so.
The short answer is yes, you have to pay child support. I recommend you consult with an attorney well-versed in family law in Oklahoma to determine next steps based on whether or not your child's father is in contempt of an order already in place by relocating to another state and to enforce...View More
I met with him one time to get papers filed and he filed them June 27,2019 I paid the filing fee and everything and I still haven’t received a call back from him to get this done there is minor involved and is a noncontestant divorce he has agreed to sign I need a divorce quick as possible
I went through a claims experience that I didn’t appreciate because I was feeling pushed by my employer to sign off before I felt I was back to normal. She has done this on multiple occasions I have found out. Not looking to sue for money. But I wish to anonymously notify the correct agency so... View More
The 2014 Administrative Workers’ Compensation Act allowed employers to “opt out” of the state workers’ compensation system as long as they provided equal or better benefits. Since that time, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the “opt out” provision. Employers can self-insure, but...View More
Now my court appointed lawyer withdrew. And told me I need to file a " entry of appearance". How do I do this, and where do I fie it. And what is it for.? I'm so lost and need help before I loose my parental rights to my son. It was a default judgement I was late for court.
She recently separated from the bio dad who gave them to bio dads grandma. Bio grandma sees we never divorced and has filed child support against me instead of her son. Oklahoma support is trying to serve me papers to appear for a support order even though the bio grandma is the fathers mother and... View More
If you were married to bio mom when she had the child(ren), under Oklahoma law you are presumed to be the father. This presumption can be overcome by a DNA test, but you will need to request same. You indicate you "signed a notarized paper for the mom from hospitals each time she popped...View More
First, in Oklahoma a step-parent adoption requires you be married to the child’s parent for one (1) year. Second, you have to meet the qualifications set out in the law, mainly dealing with criminal history. Third, If the child is over twelve (12), they would have to consent. If these...View More
When I was reunified with my children the dcf case worker and the judge agreed that my childs father would get supervised visitation for 2 hrs once a month. The order was filed and set into motion while my childrens father lived in Oklahoma. I was living in Florida when the order was ordered. What... View More
I was given temporary guardianship of her till fist of August. Her dad's new girlfriend of 3 months who suffers from PTSD & seizures wants her to live with them. My granddaughter's mom wants her to continue staying with me and she and dad are still legally married. Hiring an attorney... View More
I recommend consulting an adoption attorney if one of the biological parents is contesting the adoption. There is also an adoption tax credit you may be entitled to if you are ultimately successful in adopting your grandchild, but you will have to pay the legal fees and claim it on your taxes later.
I was given sole custody, all divorce states is I have sole custody and respondent to pay X Amt of child support.No visitation was granted etc. Nothing has ever been paid, and he has not even had contact in nearly 3 years. He has had CF and CM arrests in the past few years (drug abuse)with deferred... View More
I agree with Mr. Lehr. In addition, moving forward with an adoption without the biological father’s consent on the basis of abandonment is a complex, fact-specific analysis and in some instances a Judge may even take into account (among many other factors) whether or not a birthday card was sent...View More
What happens if child support is being paid, and the child goes to prison at age 18? He is currently going through a trial and is not supposed to be around other children. By the time the trial ends he will be 18 and in 10th grade.
Child support must be paid until the child turns 18, unless the child has not graduated from high school. If the child has not graduated high school the child support continues until the child has graduated high school or turns 20, whichever occurs first. Please keep in mind mentally and physically...View More
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