we are discussing divorce we have already decided on a mutual agreement of assets (what little there is) all going to her and she offered to take full custody but wants zero child support a combination of reasons but mostly my career would not allow me to be the holder and visitation would be very... View More
In most situations you can deviate from the guidelines, especially if both sides have an attorney, or more specifically the one who would be affected more than the guidelines would reflect. In other words if the one receiving was getting less, if that person was represented, or if one was paying...View More
Typos are natural. It won’t get dismissed because of that, if you make it an issue the other party only has to resubmit it as an amended petition, but the petition is not the final decree, so it’s really not a major issue ‘normally’. You must answer the petition/summons within the allotted...View More
It depends on the time frame of when you were evicted. "Generally," after 30 days the items can often be considered as abandoned and thus up to the landlord to do with them as they see fit. Furthermore, they can put them into storage and you would be responsible for the storage fees....View More
I agree with Mr. Louden - another potential aspect could be if there was a job history issue, and therefore the attorney is thinking more along the lines of having to argue for/against stable employment.
Technically it is still a state statute making it a felony. However, it has been rarely enforced since the 1960s. With the texas case of Lawrence it has become even more challenging because it’s a privacy issue between two consenting adults. Even though that case was a sodomy case between same...View More
Property taxes are still due regardless of how you obtained the property. Therefore the county can do that. The part that is not allowed is 'income tax' on the value of the property. It cannot be shown as income against you, assuming other factors do not apply, but since you are asking...View More
I don't know where to find or how to draft. Unable to retain lawyer. But judge isn't following proper procedures, opposing counsel allowed to make hearings without motions per decree. Contempt motions. Motion for refused drug test to show as positive. And more..but where do I find these?... View More
It is unfortunate that you feel the judge is ignoring procedure and the opposing party is getting away with things you do not agree with. You will not find any such forms here. This is a forum to get general answers to questions. I am not sure why you are unable to retain an attorney, but if you...View More
Child was fixing to be 4yrs old in her booster seat buckeled in the passenger seat..highway patrol man gave me a $279 ticket cuz she was in front seat..Oklahoma does not have a age law for the front seat so why did I get a ticket for failure to use child restraints
A booster seat is not allowed until after they turn 4. So while the booster seat may have buckled fine in the front seat it isn’t a car seat. Therefore the patrolman was correct in the citation of failure to use child restraints because the child was not in an actual car seat. For reference here...View More
The official reason was because he was in a safety sensitive position. However, he was never told his position was safety sensitive and his boss, his bosses boss and HR didn't know that information either. After going through three levels of leadership, they had to ask the VP of safety. How... View More
In a general answer, yes you can be terminated for that. Same as a person driving after using medical marijuana can be arrested for DUI. Just because something has been made partially legal doesn’t trump other areas of law, or in this case business owners rights and responsibilities. With that...View More
This is dependent on previous court orders. If the Oklahoma court has established jurisdiction over the child then Oklahoma calculations would be used. Likewise for Texas. If there is not orders in place then you would use the resident state of the child, because that state has more of an interest...View More
If the life insurance does not state a beneficiary would be highly unusual the way the insurance companies work, so that should be researched more. Assuming there is not one listed, then the policy would most likely pay the decedants estate and then the proceeds would go through the normal process...View More
The husband was appointed Admin for her Estate and only listed himself and his 2 children as sole and only heirs. A Notice of Settlement of the civil case was posted on March 23, 2023, but the Final Account and petition for distribution and discharge is coming up April 25th. My question is, does... View More
She would have a legal right to inquire - however, in Oklahoma, if one dies without a will then the state intestacy is used, the husband, the children, grandchildren of the decedent are the first in line, and it would not go to the parents unless there were no living spouse, children, or...View More
I had POA in 2019 on my dad and my daughter had my dad signed new POA in 2021 with no clause revoking my POA and my dad did not revoke my POA. would mine still be valid or would it just be hers valid? Thank you
POAs are in effect until they are revoked typically. Not 100% of the time because there can be wording saying otherwise. Also if a person dies then the POA dies with them because the POA is only effective to act in the place of the person granting the POA in an action they could actually do...View More
I recently discovered that property I purchased and obtained QCD, but I never filed with county court office was sold again by same seller to another person and QCD filed exactly 1 month before mine was filed. Both QCD were filed but now seller claims ownership of property. What can I do about this... View More
If you failed to file your deed then you will most likely not receive the land because the other person did and will be viewed as the new owner. The original seller coiso be subject to some legal action on your part for unjust enrichment or fraud but you will need to contact an attorney to get the...View More
If she comes here to have the baby then you will most likely avoid the legal issues of multiple states and thus making it easier and cheaper for you. Kinship adoptions are a fairly simple procedure and most adoption attorneys can assist you and most of us will give a free phone consult to make sure...View More
The non custodial has been absent since 2017 and paid child support only one time in dec 2020 is my wife able to adopt my daughter? The non custodial parent lost her rights in court and has failed to cover her part of support and has had little to no contact over the last 6 years.
Step parent adoptions are very common and to answer your question, and based on your given facts, probably yes. There are some avenues we often pursue to get that permitted through the courts. This is not something you will want to do on your own if you suspect resistance. Contact an adoption...View More
We signed a divorce decree >30 days ago , In District Court - Oklahoma City. I was intimidated, my attorney yelled! I would have to pay her $2000 more if she had to take this to trial ! Then she yelled I won't represent u at a trial! ( I've paid her using loans from my adult... View More
Unfortunately, there are other things at play. Other sides of every story. I am sorry you feel your lawyer did not represent in the manner you felt best. Trials are expensive and there are costs involved in discovery that would have to be paid. In all my atty-client agreements they all have a...View More
Short answer - yes -- but that does not mean you will win.
You will have to prove your case with facts and depositions to prove that in fact it was wrongful. This could be a costly road, but then if you win, you have a good chance of also recovering attorney fees. If you lose then the...View More
Short answer - yes -- but that does not mean you will win; you will have to prove your case with facts and depositions to prove that in fact it was wrongful. This could be a costly road, but then if you win, you have a good chance of also recovering attorney fees
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