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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: How long do you have to sue a company

In Oklahoma and can somebody help me

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 11, 2024

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney about your matter, the short answer is that it depends on the legal theory. You are asking about statutes of limitations, deadlines for filing a legal action. In... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What can I do?

My department that I worked for is charging me for equipment, uniforms, etc. they are also charging me more for breaking our contract but are stating I didn’t stay a full year out of the two years I was supposed to stay what do I do?

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answered on Feb 2, 2024

If you believe you are being unfairly charged for equipment, uniforms, or other items by your former employer, and if they are attempting to enforce a contract penalty for not completing the agreed-upon term, you may want to seek legal advice. Review your employment contract carefully to understand... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for Oklahoma on
Q: Do we need a lawyer to collect on $11,000 promissory note? It is from an LLC and personally guaranteed by members

There are 2 members and it was due Sept. 29, 2023. Could we just file in small claims courts against each of them?

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answered on Dec 20, 2023

You might need a lawyer; however, there could be other options depending on your particular facts. A lawyer who bills by the hour might take on your case. If the lawyer can send a letter and get payment or obtain and enforce a judgment without spending a lot of time on your case, hiring an hourly... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: I got a car but the Carlot used my minor child’s income with mine to get me approved is that legal
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answered on Nov 12, 2023

In Oklahoma, as in most states, it's generally not legal to use a minor's income to secure a loan or credit for an adult without proper legal authority or guardianship arrangements. Minors typically lack the legal capacity to enter into binding contracts, including credit agreements. If a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Contracts and Foreclosure for Oklahoma on
Q: What if a mortgage company withheld needed documents to save a home and stolen the property for personal gain
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answered on Nov 7, 2023

If a mortgage company is suspected of withholding documents to inappropriately obtain property, this could potentially be a serious legal matter involving allegations of fraud or other misconduct. Homeowners in such situations should promptly consult with an attorney who has experience in real... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: fingerprint background check completed for Ok licensing board, will copy of new background check for job sent to board?

Every time a new background check is done for any agency or entity does the board automatically receive it as well?

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answered on Oct 19, 2023

In Oklahoma, it's generally not automatic for a licensing board to receive updated background checks conducted for other purposes, like employment. Different agencies and employers usually conduct their own background checks for their specific needs. Unless there's a specific provision or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Environmental and Workers' Compensation for Oklahoma on
Q: I am doing make ready on apartment units that are frequently plagued by black mold. What are my rights?

I am curious about the discovery of black mold and compensation for removal.

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answered on Oct 13, 2023

As a worker, you have the right to a safe work environment, including protection from exposure to black mold. If you are exposed to black mold and become sick, you may be entitled to medical care and workers' compensation benefits. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My GrubHub delivery driver account was deactivated this year. I can't get any specific reason why from the company

My GrubHub delivery driver account was deactivated May of this year. I was on the platform for about a year and did over a 100 deliveries and even earned an upgraded insulated catering bag for the milestone. Then just like a week or two later my account was deactivated. I didn't have any... View More

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

Unfortunately, GrubHub, like many gig economy platforms, typically maintains significant discretion in deactivating driver accounts. While they may have policies regarding contract violations and deactivations, these platforms often reserve the right to deactivate accounts without providing... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: A loan company is threatening legal pursuit even though I pay before I'm 30 days late. Is that possible?

They said they will be looking into legal action if I continue to be late even though I always pay before I'm due again.

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Sep 29, 2023

Yes it's possible. Your contract requires you to pay on time. Quit playing around and pay on time.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on
Q: I've been renting with this property for 15 yrs ,and cannot pay the rent increase if I renew lease.Is there any allowing

Lesser rent payment.The laundry is closed all weekends and at 5 daily during week.Steps are a death trap and maintencecreguest aren't met.I cannot afford to move because of my health and not working but have family willing to pay rent.but it's too high.Thdybknow I am under cardiologist... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Aug 30, 2023

You and your landlord legally can negotiate whatever terms are mutually acceptable when renewing a lease. If you want lower rent, you can ask that your landlord renew your lease at a lower rent. If you want certain maintenance performed or amenities restored, you can legally include such terms in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: I have been paying payments on a shed for 4 years now.

I have one year left but got behind 3 months Everytime I pay a payment the next week or so new payment due. I lost my job and was in hospital for almost a month. The company is out of KY and I live in Oklahoma , can they really do much as in file on me or repo my shed it's a tiny home, me and... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 30, 2023

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's difficult to predict what they would do. Don't take it upon yourself to pay what you feel you can. That could lead to a default or other complications. Instead, consider one of these options. You... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on
Q: I signed for an apartment as a tenant & guarantor/co-signer. Will 30 days notice terminate lease & all responsibility?

My info is listed on an apartment lease as tenant and my signature shows under guarantor/co-signer. I am not listed as an occupant and I have never lived in the apartment. The lease states that after the 12 month term it automatically renews and is now month to month. What is the procedure I need... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jul 5, 2023

You should have the tenant send a notice of termination of the lease to the landlord, and then sign a new lease without you as a guarantor or co-signer

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I terminated my contract early, employer refusing the commission I made during my time of employment, what can I do?

I have been in touch with the manager and he is still refusing.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 20, 2023

It depends on the terms of your employment agreement. Some provide for commissions on sales made before the termination of employment but earned after termination of employment.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Do the laws of the state of Georgia have any hold in Oklahoma? Specifically about contracts

I’m asking about a contract with a Fitness company

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Apr 28, 2023

It depends. For example, the parties to a contract are allowed to choose to apply the law of a chosen state to the interpretation and enforcement of their own contract as long as that state has some minimal connection to the contract. For example, if the fitness company is a Georgia company, the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and International Law for Oklahoma on
Q: is there is any treaties or agreement in Enforcment of civil judgment between country of Jordan and state of Oklahoma.

default civil judgment final (partnership dispute) was taken default judgment and final judgment they are trying to enforce it in the country of the Hashimi kingdom of Jordan, it states level in Oklahoma only not a ferdral case. its ciil .. is there is any law will allow that. and dos state... View More

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Dec 10, 2022

You asked a question right up my alley!

The U. S. has no recognition of JUDGMENTS conventions with any other country, not even our next door neighbors Canada and Mexico. States of the U. S. do not get engaged in

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Tax Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Have claimed winnings and I have to reclaim and if I want and get the information to transfer my to the bank account and
Carli Jo Aelker
Carli Jo Aelker
answered on Nov 1, 2022

Hi! You might be able to get a clear answer if you reword your question. The way it is laid out is a little confusing to understand.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: Judgment approved on 6/9/17. Garnishment affidavit filed 4/22/22. Garnishment approved 6/14/22. 5 year SOL has passed.

If SOL expired before wage garnishment was issued is it legal to take my money?

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Sep 28, 2022

The statute of limitation to collect on a judgment is much longer than 5 years. The 5 year SOL applies to bringing the lawsuit. You have no statute of limitation defense.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and International Law for Oklahoma on
Q: exact rolls of what makes limited Partership agreement valued in state of Ok. can final judgment be inforce in jordan

defult judgment was taken civile partnership agreement. final judgment was taken as defulat jusdment with out my knoldge. now they are tryig to enforce the civil judgment in the country of jordn since i resid i jordan over seing the project.

os thier is an agreement of both vout state of... View More

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Sep 23, 2022

I cannot answer your question about the basis for the default because I can't examine the court file. Default judgments are taken without the knowledge of the defendant (you), hence the term.

There is no treaty between the U. S. and the Kingdom of Jordan for the recognition of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a 85 year old diagnosed with dementia revoke power of attorney or transfer it?

Oklahoma Durable Power of attorney question:

My grandmother has dementia but is compentent most of the time, she knows what is going on around her, the date, what ever is currently on the news ect..

My grandmother wants to revoke or transfer durable power of attorney from a family... View More

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answered on Jul 20, 2022

A dementia diagnosis alone is not determinative. The dementia could be mild or it could be moderate or severe. If mild, probably the individual has the legal capacity to revoke a POA and grant a new one to someone else. If severe, probably not.

To create a new one, see an estate...
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