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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Oklahoma on
Q: I was given a right-to-sue letter by the EEOC after 2 years investigation now I'm wondering how to proceed.

I have statements and evidence. No question, they were in the wrong, but they were in the middle of being bought out for a large sum. That's why I'm being deadlined. I have all the EEOC case files, if someone could take a look; I'd be happy to supply those.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Oklahoma on
Q: I hired professional licensed and bonded mobile home movers. Can I make an insurance claim for damage?

There was significant damage to steel crossbeams making home unstable at that end. Also seven busted windows along with a stress point where it was twisted almost in half where roof sags badly now. Back toilet was knocked out of the floor whereas there is no support under tub now either. My... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 23, 2023

Yes, you can still make a claim on your insurance. Your insurance company will then be subrogated to any claim you have against the movers or the surety on the bond.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on
Q: Time limit for a rent to own building to be removed once it's been signed back over to the rent to own company

It has been 5 months the building has been sitting

0 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: When does TPD have legal rights to tow a vehicle that is operable and parked on the street in front of its residence?

If a neighbor complains and calls the Mayor's Hotline, the City investigates and then makes a determination within a 2 wk. timeframe. It seems the wrong vehicle was towed. There wasn't an actual ticket, but the tow paperwork listed a different address and incorrect vehicle info. Further,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Collections and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: In Oklahoma does a county treasurer? Have to notify the owner before. the property is sold. At a tax auction
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answered on Sep 21, 2023

In Oklahoma, the county treasurer is generally required to notify the property owner before selling the property at a tax auction. This usually involves sending a written notice to the last known address of the property owner, as well as any other parties who may have a legal interest in the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Oklahoma on
Q: What can over ride a statute of limitations on auto insurance on collecting from a accident?
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Sep 21, 2023

Instead of looking for exceptions, attorneys first look at the facts of the case. If that does not produce results, then you consider the statutory (and and case law) exceptions such as-out of jurisdiction, insanity, notice.

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma on
Q: It is a self-storage facility in oklahoma question

I had two units that I fell behind in payments on. The facility changed ownership and management twice since they were rented. I fell behind in payments August 2022. It took until august 2023 for them to give me a itemized billing. I had the first unit for 4 years before renting the second unit. I... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Could my record be expunged early if my lawyer was arrested and surrendered his license?

State of Oklahoma

Lawyer didn’t adequately communicate, failed to appear in court, and failed to perform work for fees charged.

4 client complaint

Arrested in 2006 as well

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answered on Sep 20, 2023

In Oklahoma, the eligibility for expungement of a criminal record is based primarily on the specifics of your case, the type of offense, and the time that has passed since the conclusion of the sentence or probation. The misconduct of your attorney, while a significant concern, does not... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Oklahoma on
Q: teacher not given student notes when IEP states she should receive them only when parent asks does child receive them

My childs IEP states that she should get a copy of the notes for each class and she has asked the teacher since the 1st day of school. The teacher just recently responded to my email after I asked if she would give her the notes and she stated that she needs to try to copy the notes and then she... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How does this protect an adoptee? - In the adoption of Martindale?

Adoption -- one-year statute of limitations for challenging

adoption decrees statutory -- limit to be strictly applied. --

The Arkansas Revised Uniform Adoption Act contains a one-year

statute of limitations for challenging adoption decrees; the

legislature's... View More

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Sep 20, 2023

This is an Arkansas case and Arkansas law. You could ask an attorney in Arkansas how it affects adoptions within their state (or connected to their state if it is an ICPC adoption). However, in general it does not affect adoptions in Oklahoma, unless Arkansas is where the baby is born, because then... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Oklahoma on
Q: My car was towed from a business in Oklahoma. They did not have customer only marked. Is this legal?

We parked on the side/backside of a restaurant during a high school football game. The restaurant did not have towing signs or no parking signs posted. Can they legally tow our vehicle? If not, what code/statue states they can not since this is a publicly used private business.

2 Answers | Asked in Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Missing tribal court not knowing court date when it was changed and never received letter for the new date...

I had tribal court today and I'm native American (Chickasaw) My aunt who is white has guardianship of my two boys and 10-15 minutes before court she wants to call and tell me we had court today at 1:30 so there was no way I could have made it there on time , will I get in trouble if I missed... View More

Robin Elizabeth Rollins
Robin Elizabeth Rollins
answered on Sep 19, 2023

If it was a guardianship hearing, you will most likely not get in trouble. Many parents with children in guardianships do not appear in court. However, your failure to appear at court hearings could be detrimental to you in the future. If there comes a time when you would like the children returned... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Oklahoma on
Q: I need to file a grievance against an off-duty officer and a reserve officer who broke the law on Sat.

Sat. 9/16/23 in Pryor Ok. My adult son is divorced from Shande, who is a custodial parent and my son has visitation rights. Shande is sick due to alcoholism and has been hospitalized 3 times since Dec. All last week my son had Gunner his 9-year-old. The Mother was sick and unable to care for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Probate and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My mother passed in 2015 and my stepdad claimed her ashes but now my stepdad has passed. Who gets my mother's ashes?
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answered on Sep 18, 2023

In Oklahoma, the disposition of your mother's ashes, which were claimed by your stepfather after her passing in 2015, is typically determined by legal and familial considerations. If your mother had provided specific instructions for the disposition of her remains in a legal document, those... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I have proof of abuse with videos, but I can’t get them admitted into evidence. What can I do?

My ex husband’s lawyer says I clipped them where I wanted to. So they can’t be admitted into evidence.

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden
answered on Sep 18, 2023

The good news is the Judge, not the opposing attorney, decides what evidence will be admitted. With that said, you will likely need your own attorney who knows civil procedure and the rules of evidence to properly present your evidence.

Best of luck!

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If an employee starts paying themselves $40,000 more for salary without boss’ knowledge, what can they be charged with?

My ex husband was in charge of financials at a company. He began paying himself more. I want to expose him.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: If my lawyer was arrested for malpractice, can my record be expunged early for 2 nonviolent felonies?

Expungement will happen 2026.

Lawyer has multiple complaints and his license has been taken away.

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Oklahoma on
Q: We found a lost dog and she got out of our fence before we could find the owner. Now with the owner found are we liable?

We checked this dog for a chip, posted on multiple platforms, but had no hits. Now the owners have accused us of lying and stealing the dog. We told them we’d keep a look out for her and exchanged numbers. Months after we’re still getting texts, asking more details, they’re still insinuating... View More

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