I got married in Arkansas on 8/13/2020 in Fort Smith Arkansas. The next following month I filed for an annulment in Wagoner, Oklahoma but my husband decided to challenge the Arkansas law and state that we are not married despite the license being filed in Arkansas and signed by a minister. The... Read more »
That's curious. Actions for divorce or annulment can be brought in the State of Oklahoma when either the petitioner or the respondent has been a resident for 6 months. After establishing if the action can be filed in the State of Oklahoma, then you look at which county is appropriate. It can...Read more »
There was an incident at my house where my bests friends aunt wouldnt leave and she backed into my friends car, they broke out her windows then she gunned it out my driveway I ended up on the hood till the end of driveway. The sheriff arrested 3 of us and we sat in jail from Friday till Tuesday... Read more »
There can be civil remedies for destruction of property that you could, depending on the value of what this person damaged/destroyed, bring in Small Claims court. If it's more than $10,000.00, then you could file a CS or CJ action.
I had 3 stitches had to get a tetanus shot they told me to take it up with my renters insurance and said basically they aren’t doing anything or willing to give me anything my daughter has nightmares 3 days can I sue and how much can I ask for I am on a month to month lease was injured by a... Read more »
We had an agreement and I have retained screenshots of the agreement made threw text and the person had 3 puppies total. Agreement was I get a puppy or the price for what the puppy sells for. She refuses to give me a puppy and has sold 2 already and refuses to give me the money
You can potentially sue her for breaching that agreement. It won't be cut and dry because it doesn't sound like there's a signed contract, but there are some potential theories of recovery available to you under what you've described.
charged with those offenses, but the accuser willingly and voluntarily dropped all accusations and refused to press charges against said abuser. Can those same accusations be brought back up 3 years later as evidence used in obtaining an Emergency Order of Protection being granted? Or are those... Read more »
From what you've described, they can still be brought up. They're certainly not "void."
Victims don't have the choice about "pressing charges." Rather, that's the prosecutor's call. The victim can recant, fail to cooperate, etc. But it's the prosecution's choice whether to press charges or not.
I just started this lease officially on April 17th and have only been able to stay a maximum of 4 days in the house due to back to back problems which also posed a hazard to my 10 month old son as well as myself and my unborn child.
There isn't enough information there to know where to start. However, the Oklahoma Bar Association has a very helpful page that provides answers to a lot of questions like this. Here's the link: https://www.okbar.org/freelegalinfo/tenant/
Last night he sent a message to a 15 yr old asking her to have sex with him. I would love to see this person in jail. This is disgusting what he is doing & has done. I have heard from several teens this is not the first time he has been accused of sex crimes.. A 13 yr old came forward just... Read more »
In Oklahoma, the age of consent for minors is 16. That means it is illegal (because it can't be consented to due to age) for an 18-year-old to have sex with someone 15 or younger. That is called "statutory rape."
a protective order was dismissed in a protective order trial for insufficient evidence in 2013 in tulsa on its merits. In 2016 in creek county almost identical merits were made in the petition. Is that dealing with subject matter jurisdiction? Because the petition was granted in 2017 barring an... Read more »
Sexual behavior and random girls brought in and children made to be alone in the living room while dad and girls go in the bedroom. Once a girl came over who had kids and they stayed the night and my ex forced my youngest to sleep in the floor and give up his bed. He only gets the kids every other... Read more »
If you are concerned for your children's safety as it sounds, a better remedy moving forward would be to request the court modify custody and raise your concerns there. You can do that with an emergency motion depending on the facts.
Be cautious - you have a duty to report any child...Read more »
"Legally", your parents could force you back home. Practically, DHS may not take action because you are so close to 18. As a previously emancipated minor, emancipation might be an option for you depending on your circumstances....Read more »
I have no memory of making inside my apartment or anything after that and woke up the next morning naked from the waist down. I was left on the couch with my pants on the floor and no blanket to cover me. He was in my bed in my room sleeping. He was also drinking but only had 3 drinks in comparison... Read more »
I am so sorry to hear this happened to you. If anyone is in an altered mental state (I.e. blackout drunk), they can't consent to sex, signing a contract, etc. I don't practice criminal law (only civil here), so I'm not sure offhand about the legal definition differences between rape...Read more »
Legal standing basically means that the person/entity who is suing another has a reason to sue them - that they've been personally affected. For example (a silly example), if you and your spouse are having a hard time, a random passerby cannot sue your spouse for divorce on your behalf....Read more »
Yes, as the other attorney stated, it would be best to hire an attorney here. This involves more complex procedures especially if anyone argues that you should not be given custody of the children. Searching for a guardianship or adoption attorney...Read more »
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