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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: When will I receive a check for testifying as a witness during a preliminary hearing in Oklahoma?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jul 25, 2018

If you have received a subpoena, you should check in with the court clerk's office, and fill out a form for the fee and vehicle mileage.

1 Answer | Asked in Military Law and Divorce for Oklahoma on
Q: My husband claims me on his VA benefits still, he hasn't supported me or my children, when I had them home, in 5 years.

I'm currently unemployed. He has purchased approximately 40,000 in motor vehicles in the marriage. Im intitled to half of I believe. Inhertance, which im uninterested in, and half homeowner.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jul 15, 2018

You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem ASAP. You have waited long enough to receive what you're entitled to from this bum!

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a women go after you for child support if the kid isn't yours
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jul 15, 2018

Yes if she CLAIMS You're the father. If this happens, get a lawyer immediately after you're served with any paperwork.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: Yes I need advice on what to do. I have a Workman's comp. Case on going. But I think my lawyers are not doing right.

The Dr. my lawyer sent me to did not do a complete examination on my injury and only turned in a small part of my injury. My lawyer is acting like he is not worried about it. And has also advised me to go to work. What should I do?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 17, 2018

Talk to your lawyer again about this issue, and ask him to explain why he is not concerned. If not satisfied, take copies of everything you have, and visit with another comp attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Are both (divorced) parents responsible for the remainder of a medical bill?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 15, 2018

It depends on the terms off the divorce decree. Check that.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: I got into a physical altercation with a friend resulting in self defense but the friend pressed charges that I cause it

I was helping her out by letting her stay with me due to her being homeless. She started a fight with me striking me several times before I eventually struck her back. She told the police that I beat her up on purpose about money without mentioning she started. Now im charged with domestic abuse... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 13, 2018

The DA won't help you. You need a lawyer. If you truly can't afford one, apply for a court appointed one. You do NOT want a conviction for this on your record. Good luck

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: Do I have to let my daughter go with her mother if her mother moved in with her boyfriend? It's very complicated.

Many details, Our daughter has always been with me the father. The mother and I tried, but she was beyond help, then she got help. Now she is with a different guy. It would be a book if I wrote everything. I'm skeptical anyway about doing this, yet, I've had almost zero help from... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 13, 2018

You should immediately see an experienced family law attorney in the county where your divorce case was filed to answer these important questions. There are just too many factors involved to answer the questions in this forum. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What can be valid reason for court accept & deny to relocate with kids to TX if father objects. I have sole cust.

father pays child supports and has visitation as of ever other weekend . divorce is still proceeding, want to move after divorce and will be getting married and spouses employment is moving him to tx. currently in oklahoma..

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 12, 2018

There are many factors involved in custody, relocation and visitation as well as the general practice of the Judge. Your lawyer is the one to ask. If you don't have one, hire one now.

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Oklahoma on
Q: My mother in law owns property and had the title put in hers and her son's name. But left it to her daughter in the will

Just wondering if when she passes of it goes to my husband or her daughter.. since his name is on the title.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 12, 2018

PROBABLY to your husband if it is a "Joint Tennancy Deed". The deed should also be recorded at the courthouse. Have an attorney or other person knowledgeable in real estate to look at the deed.

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Have sole cust. getting divored in Ok, want to move to Tx after divorce, can father object will it affect his visitation

2 children , Mother ( me ) has sole custody, father pays child support and gets every other weekend visitation and holidays and vacation upon request..

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 13, 2018

You say you're getting divorced… you need to tell your lawyer your plans now so this can be resolved without having to come back to court. If you don't have an attorney, get one now. See Title 43 Oklahoma Statutes Sec 112.3 for mor info on relocating. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: My daughter is planning to take my 4 yr. granddaughter to Tennessee to live. She is not married to the child's father

The father is on the birth certificate and she has his last name. Does he have the right to permit her going ?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 6, 2018

No, he can't if there isn't any court order for visitation in place.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Q: My divorce was 2 years ago. My ex has been fighting visitation with me since then. My children are now 18 and 16. He

Hired a guardian de liem. The guardian de liem had in her statement that I was alienating his children from him. I have not and will not. He married my ex best friend and co worker. It has stress on the children. The big thing is that the guardian asked for the youngest child to be removed... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 5, 2018

You should immediately hire an experienced Family Law Attorney in the county where your divorce case is filed to help you with this important matter. Don't wait any longer.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it harassment for the father of my kids to threaten to take cat and house away because he is angry with me?

The house that children and I live in is owned by their father. He let's us stay here because I take care of the children. He let me have the car we had, because he has a new truck and I had nothing. I also had to pay around $900 to get the car drivable. He fights with me when he comes to... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 3, 2018

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: If the person who caused the accident admitted 100% fault, the insurance paying 80% for my car repair

she has admitted to the police and her insurance company that it indeed was her fault. Because I hit my brakes before slamming on them to slow my car down. they claim I'm at 20% at fault. then, they only want to pay 500.00 for injuries to both of my girls because I took them to a Manual... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 26, 2018

Don't accept the deal. It's not fair, especially for your girls. See an experienced personal injury lawyer to talk about this.

3 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: My husband has come into $30,000 cuz our mobile home burnt down. I want a divrce, he's a cheat'r an lier, what can i do

He won't give me nothing! No child support, no car, no home, nothing! Plz tell me I can do some'n bout this, it's not rite to do me this way!!

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 26, 2018

See a lawyer NOW, before the money

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3 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I get a court order to establish paternity?

A woman has told a lot of people that I'm the father of her baby. I don't think the baby is mine. When I asked for a paternity test, she refused to do one but still continued to say I was. Can I get a court order to make her take the test?

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 25, 2018

Yes, see a lawyer to file a paternity action. It's too complicated to do yourself. The Judge will order both parties to take the test.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it fraud if my fiancee is put as the father of my child and I don't know who his biological Father is?

My fiancee agreed to take care of my son as his father. On the day he was conceived I had been drinking a bit.

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 17, 2018

At the time of the birth, your fiancee can sign paperwork at the hospital

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: Oklahoma my kids mom wants chil support to keep her state assistance but I can take care of them without either ?

will my Morrish nationality card alter or help me not pay

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 17, 2018

If you want to seek custody of your children, You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in area where kids live, for help with this problem.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: can i get child support if I got pregnant by a married man
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on May 17, 2018

Yes, his being married makes no difference. DHS can help you get what you're entitled to. Good luck to you and your baby

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