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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need to know if my boss forfeited the contract by terminating me via text.

I was under contract as photographer the contract stipulated that if the the employee wishes to break the contract she will need 30 days notice and all outstanding jobs are to be completed they are all finished by the way. She sent me a text on April 25th, stating that quote (my contract will be... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: im a shareholder in a LLP, never been included in any decisions or yearly pay and waiting on 3 mth of pay what can i do?

ive never been allowed to borrow money anytime I needed and 5 months ago before wrongfully made to leave business is still owed for 3mths of pay never recieved or when I ask for tax forms K1 i get ignored and waiting on 2 years worth now what do I need to do it is interfering with me to provide for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Contracts and Business Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I own equity in a small company. What are my rights?

As stated, I own equity in a small company. My main question is what are my rights when it comes to knowing or getting ahold of the documentation of profits the company has made? How do I know I am getting paid the correct amount of equity? The total sales and money being made from the product has... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Can someone illegally sign a document online saying that they are me? Is this my burden when they are the careless ones

This loan was from 6 years ago. Once I found out about this I called and spoke to someone in person. I've been back and forth a few times in the past 2 years about this. Now I'm being sued. I don't see how someone can take my information illegally sign a document online and they... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Can someone illegally sign a document online saying that they are me? Is this my burden when they are the careless ones

This loan was from 6 years ago. Once I found out about this I called and spoke to someone in person. I've been back and forth a few times in the past 2 years about this. Now I'm being sued. I don't see how someone can take my information illegally sign a document online and they... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Social Security for Oklahoma on
Q: I need an attorney that will fight against a defendant on Soc Sec Dis. who took money, and property from 74 yr. woman

This guy knew he was judgement proof and wouldn't have to pay the woman because he is SSDI. So no use taking him to Small Claims. He'll never have to pay. He has had two other S.C. Court judgements against him unpaid

for 15+ years. My case against him is 100%. If I file this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Foreclosure and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: What can I legally do after chpt 13 dismissed in 2019 due to servicer applying pmts incorrect then sold loan?

Chase was applying pmts wrong, told to fix it, did not, and after 2 yrs in got dismissed. After doing the math they were applying pmts as if applying correct amt but was paying the amt b4 it changed. Said owed more than I did, I sent qwr that I was aware of all the fraudulent crap they did over the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Oklahoma on
Q: Do I need an attorney to do a writ of assistance to obtain personal property and money over 10,000.00?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Feb 22, 2022

Oklahoma allows pro se representation so no you do not have to use a lawyer. However I would advise you to use one because there are a lot of things that can get missed if you are not familiar with the process.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: If person buying a car gives you a small amount to hold the car, then doesn't pay the full price did u legally sell it

okay guy wanted to buy an old pickup we had, we agreed to a purchase and he gave me $100 to hold it while he got the money. Instead he came back and just took the truck. I still have the title he did no paperwork. The police said that he didn't steal the car I sold it to him for $100. That... Read more »

David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta answered on Dec 23, 2021

It appears you have a few issues that must be addressed. One is whether a crime was committed - which if so the police could enter the vehicle as stolen in the national database. Another is whether you had a valid contract with the purchaser. Third, is whether an actual sale of the vehicle... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: In oklahoma, if you have a contract with another person but only one person signs the paper, is it still legal?
Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Nov 11, 2021

Contract is formed when two parties have a mutual agreement and consideration. This is why oral contracts are technically still a valid contract. However, since you have attempted to formalize it with a document, this leads the courts to believe that an agreement is made when both parties have... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How can I get 7/11 or the suspect(s) to be held liable for damages to my vehicle and PTSD?

My car was caught in the crossfire of a shooting that occurred at a 7/11 a month ago. My car suffered damage, and I was indeed in my vehicle the time of the shooting. Luckily, I did not have any physical injuries. I am needing direction on how and who to hold responsible for my damages.

David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta answered on Nov 8, 2021

For restitution for the damages to your vehicle, contact the DA's office prosecuting the individuals who were shooting. If you don't know if charges have been filed, you can contact the police department to inquire. The DA's office will generally have you fill out and submit a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Government Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Long term sub in process of provisional sped cert, signed 3 year contract. Can I get out of it? Never received copy.

I still need 18 credit hours or M.Ed sped. I am being paid as a long term sub in moore public schools and they say they will back pay me once certified.. I am in the ok st dept sped bootcamp. I was offered a different state job with benefits that I really need and if I wait for my provisional... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Sep 16, 2021

Depending on your contract. There may potentially be a clause releasing either party from the agreement. However, like wise there may be a financial obligation/penalty to execute that clause.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Can someone from out of state put a lien on our property for money he invested with no contract?

Had a guy that wanted to help us start our small business and invested some money but refused a contract. The business didn't play out the way he wanted after 7 months and wants all his money back. We hadn't made anything so se sold the assets he bought and sent him the money but is now... Read more »

Anna L Self
Anna L Self answered on Aug 31, 2021

Usually, someone has to have a judgment to place a lien on your property when there is a dispute over money. In order to obtain a money judgment he would need to file a lawsuit and serve you with it. You would have the right to defend the suit and the Judge would determine if you owe him money or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Hello! I run a small business in OK teaching out of a home and am needing to let an employee go. I need help legally!

If the employee signed an at-will agreement, does that mean I can let them go without explanation? The reason is bc they are causing dissent among staff but there is no real way to prove it. I cannot say they are lying without proof but we know they are due to other facts. Can we fire them for... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Aug 29, 2021

Regardless of good cause or not, you can still be sued. That doesn’t mean the other person will win but you still have to defend it. As far as Oklahoma is concerned we are an at-will state meaning you can terminate an employee at will, so long as it does not fall under the discrimination... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: do i need to give advanced notice to landlord if i a specified end lease date?

i have paid all rent and fees up until end lease date and they want to automatically renew

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Aug 10, 2021

Depending on your contract, there are usually clauses that automatically convert it into a monthly term contract. Additionally, they often all require a notice to be given to avoid that extension. While your specifics may differ, you need to contact a lawyer to review your contract more in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: How do i file a lawsuit and potentially file an embezzlement charge on my business partner and possibly our investor?

Can a managing business partner create a Distribution Agreement that circumvents company percentage ownership, clearly favoring his pocketbook?

Anna L Self
Anna L Self answered on Aug 17, 2021

An embezzlement charge would be file by the District Attorney or a Federal Prosecutor. You would need an attorney to file a lawsuit for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Collections and Small Claims for Oklahoma on
Q: In the state of Oklahoma can a creditor or a repo man pay somebody to tell them where a car is that's up for repo?
Anna L Self
Anna L Self answered on Jul 13, 2021

I am not aware of any law that would prohibit this so I believe they could.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: What exactly makes a contract binding, and what legality surrounds verbal agreements?

My sister and her partner entered a contract written up by their friend, the friend, upon receiving the full amount of money will sign over everything in a building to them. However, I believe a verbal agreement was made that a full set of items would be included, yet the items were not in the... Read more »

Anna L Self
Anna L Self answered on Jun 11, 2021

Verbal contracts are enforceable. However, they are harder to enforce. You would have to file a lawsuit against the party that didn't perform under the terms of the verbal contract. You would need witnesses to testify in court of the verbal contract and the terms. The judge would determine if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Bought a rv and signed paperwork now told interest rate was wrong and need to sign new paperwork is this legal?

We bought a travel trailer from a dealership and looked over paperwork and agreed upon the interest rate and payment, signed and took possession of the rv and 3 days later they call and say the paperwork was wrong and interest rate and payments are going to be higher. Is this legal after already... Read more »

Anna L Self
Anna L Self answered on Jun 11, 2021

You should have an attorney review the contract and other documents that you signed but generally contracts are binding upon the parties and they can't change the terms.

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