Q: What is the statue of limitations on filing a lawsuit for the murder of a family member and the cost?
A: Under Oklahoma's Wrongful Death Act, the lawsuit must be filed within two (2) years of death. As for the cost, it is difficult to determine how much the actual costs will be. Almost every attorney that would take this case would do so on a contingent fee basis, meaning that the attorney is paid out of any settlement or jury award.
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