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0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Oklahoma on
Q: If I get car insurance, do I HAVE to respond to the ULED Notice of Violation?

I received a Oklahoma UVED "Notice of Violation", because I was unaware that my car insurance policy had lapsed. I immediately reinstated my insurance, and the insert says, "Protect yourself from further actions. Insure your vehicle today", which I did, so am I protected from... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma on
Q: My ex has my truck that he claims as his & refuses to give it back. He had my name removed from the title.

I have receipts, a notorized bill of sale and an affidavit signed by a judge showing ownership. It was originally in my name thru the State but I added his when we registered it thru Cherokee Nation. We did so due to cheaper tags. I have the physical title but somehow he's had my name... View More

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answered on Feb 27, 2024

Given the complexity of your situation, involving both the removal of your name from the vehicle title and the presence of documents proving your ownership, your first step should be to contact the Cherokee Nation's vehicle registration office or the equivalent authority that manages vehicle... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice and Sexual Harassment for Oklahoma on
Q: ordeal with the stolen 4-wheeler and your father's missing gun

- I hired a guy to work on your parents' truck.

- He arrived on an RTV 4-wheeler (which belonged to his boss).

- A couple of individuals asked for a ride home, and he left the keys in the 4-wheeler.

- They took off with the 4-wheeler, leaving you in a difficult... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Does one have to be a sheriff's deputy of licensed process server to file a Notice Of Appeal on a Municipal Court Clerk?

I filed a Notice of Appeal of a misdemeanor conviction in municipal Court to the County Court of Jurisdiction and served the Municipal Court Clerk by personal delivery with a certified copy of the Appeal filed in the County Court. An opposing attorney objected, claiming it must be served by a... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: I accidentally signed a renewal lease but it requires a guarantor to sign for completion of agreement. Is it valid?

November of last year, my current apartment complex kept sending email about them raising the prices of my apartment and to sign a renewal lease to keep paying the same price of rent. I am just a college student and the wording was weird and what I understood is that they were going to raise my... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: what happens if i file a VPO against my mother i live with at 16 ?

domestic abuse, threatening, along with mother's partner

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: what happens when I file a VPO against my mother I live with

domestic abuse, threatening, along with her partner.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What is an illegal eviction and what if it has resulted in someone's death??
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answered on Feb 25, 2024

An illegal eviction occurs when a landlord removes a tenant from a property without following the legal process required by state or local laws. This can include changing the locks, physically removing the tenant's belongings, shutting off utilities, or using threats to force the tenant out... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Oklahoma on
Q: Is a supplemental medical Insurance company allowed to overrule “multiple doctors” severity of diagnosis determination?

“On December 28th of 2023, my wife became critically ill with Flu “A” and severe double pneumonia. She was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City and placed on a ventilator. Sadly my wife suffered a hypoxic brain injury due to the lack of oxygen her brain was getting. Now she is in a nursing... View More

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answered on Feb 29, 2024

A Texas or Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry for your wife's ordeal. Carriers do deny claims on the basis of differing medical opinions. Only a local attorney could advise on the validity of the carrier's denial under... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a police officer drive out of his jurisdiction, and spotlight my house at 3 am without just cause?

The same officer has also pulled my wife over multiple times with no warnings or tickets. And now he's driving by the house at night. I have concerns of intent. Said officer has never pulled me over in her vehicle.

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Generally, police officers are limited to exercising their official duties within their own jurisdiction unless specific agreements or circumstances allow for jurisdictional overlap, such as mutual aid agreements between neighboring jurisdictions or in pursuit of a suspect. The use of a spotlight... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Oklahoma on
Q: Can my spouse claim part of the house in case of my death?

Hello me and My son is on the house deed my husband is not. What will happen in case I pass away before he does? Will my son totally take ownership of the house or my husband will still have a part of it even if he is not on a house deed

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

In Oklahoma, if you pass away and your name is on the house deed along with your son's, but your husband's name is not, the distribution of your interest in the house depends on how the property is titled and state law regarding spousal rights. If the property is owned as joint tenants... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Oklahoma on
Q: how can i have a will read if i think the next of kin is lying about details because they refuse to let anyone access it

My mother states that because my siblings and I went no contact with her that our grandpa changed his will just weeks before he passed and she refuses to let anyone read the will. We have heard from other family members that he did leave us money but she will not give it to us until we rejoin her... View More

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Q: My husband not on a deed. House belong to me and my son. In case of my death, does my husband get anything or not

So in the case if I die tommorow who will get a property. Can my husband claim anything or it goes to my son since his name on a deed

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Oklahoma on
Q: I want to negotiate prior to lawsuit, do I send a letter of demand or a letter of intent? Do I include evidence?

I have filed a disability discrimination claim against my former employer and have no legal representation. I want to settle out of court, they offered $10,000 during the EEOC process. Do I need to do a letter of demand or letter of intent or can I just use my own words and ask them to negotiate?

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

In your situation, you can choose to send either a letter of demand or a letter of intent to your former employer to initiate negotiations. A letter of demand typically outlines your legal claims, the relief you are seeking, and a deadline for the employer to respond before legal action is pursued.... View More

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