Broken Arrow, OK asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Divorce and Tax Law for Oklahoma

Q: My divorce lawyer told me the adultry law had been repealed in the state of Oklahoma so is this accurate?

My ex wife was witnessed stealing my mail to file a joint tax return in which the money was not deposited into an account under my name as well as hacking my checking account to transfer money from accounts she was not on so how do I have her prosecuted for these 3 felonies since these issues were not resolved in the divorce?

1 Lawyer Answer

Gary Johnston Dean

Answered
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Pryor, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Sorry, but adultery is still a felony in Oklahoma, punishable by up to a $500 fine and/or 5 years. See 21 OK Statutes § 871. Most District Attorneys are not interested in prosecuting these cases however. They're already overloaded with more serious crimes.

You should see your lawyer about the taxes. Was the refund addressed in your decree? You can also contact IRS about not signing the check, or the bank where deposited if you know what account it went into. I think that you're lucky to be rid of this scroundrel!

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