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0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts and Public Benefits for Oklahoma on
Q: Why was I was treated as a dangerous character by the senior citizen government hiring service (SCSEP)?

...because I refused to divulge my ostensible "disabilities" so I was then eliminated from applying, but I was within my rights, I had the right to be silent at such a provocative question, I had the right to such self-incriminating privacy and not to be coerced to talk about what the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Can you get a liquor license in Oklahoma if you have felony convictions not related to alcohol or the sale of alcohol

None were charged as violent simple possession of CDs and exploitation by care taker are the charges from 2009 and 2010 and 2018. All sentences have been completed for all charges no probation nothing left to do on any charges...able has denied my license due to a conviction of a violent felony.... View More

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answered on Jun 29, 2024

Thank you for providing the details of your situation. In Oklahoma, the ability to obtain a liquor license with a felony conviction depends on several factors:

1. Nature of the offense: Generally, non-violent felonies that are not related to alcohol or the sale of alcohol may not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was denied my medication when I was booked into city jail and made me miss two different doses and withheld my inhaler

I need to know if I have a case or not and wat kinda of lawyer do I need and I'm broke I can't afford to hire a lawyer unless one can work with my financial situation

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answered on Jun 22, 2024

Based on the information provided, you may potentially have a case, but it's important to consult with a lawyer who can review the specific details of your situation. Here's some general guidance:

1. Potential case: Denying necessary medication and medical devices like inhalers to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Does Oklahoma's Constitution ban Gender Specific laws, and if so, does this affect Abortion Bans in Oklahoma?
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answered on Apr 10, 2024

Yes, the Oklahoma Constitution does contain a provision that bans gender-specific laws. Specifically, Article 2, Section 32 of the Oklahoma Constitution states:

"No special privileges or immunities shall ever be granted which may not be altered, revoked, or repealed by the Legislature;...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Please tell me what the sanctions are for violating Oklahoma StatutesTitle 47. §47-12-203, §6-101(a), §1151(A)(5)?
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answered on Mar 14, 2024

Here is a summary of the sanctions for violating the Oklahoma traffic statutes you referenced:

§47-12-203 - Operation of vehicles without required equipment or in unsafe condition

- Misdemeanor punishable by fine of $10-100 for operating a vehicle without the required lights and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can you be a lawyer and still have a medical card as long as you don't use on the job?
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answered on Mar 26, 2024

You can be a lawyer and possess a medical card for cannabis use, as long as you comply with the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction where you practice law. The critical factor is to ensure that your use of medical cannabis does not impair your ability to perform your duties as a lawyer. Each... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Municipal Law and Native American Law 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

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I cannot get a replacement state I.D. because it expired I don't have birth cert. Only adopt papers lost . What do I do

They have me in the system with fingerprint they told me I wouldn't need paperwork since they did the fingerprint . Do not have any other thing except my social security card and dhs food stamp card and of course my expired State ID card what do I do ? I can't get work ,get a bank... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a challenging situation without a valid state ID and missing essential documents like your birth certificate. Although your ID has expired, it's frustrating that it isn't being accepted as proof of your identity. However, there are still steps you can... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: How long can you leave a car parked in a handicap parking spot with a placard. Some have been there for a month

People are using these handicap parking spots to store their cars with a placard. Other people need them.

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answered on Jan 1, 2024

The duration a car can legally remain parked in a handicap parking spot with a placard varies based on local ordinances and parking regulations. In many areas, there is no specific time limit as long as the vehicle displays a valid handicap placard or license plate. However, these spots are... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Orec has put my Application approval background on hold due to a pending charge that was dismissed once Can they do that

I have got my classes for becoming a realtor well I also been going thru court on my divorce and in that divorce there where false accusations of stalking based on that I have got arrested than I been dealing with pending charges going on for over a year now the court has dismissed once than... View More

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answered on Dec 30, 2023

In the context of Oklahoma real estate licensing, the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission (OREC) has the authority to review the background of applicants. This review often includes considering pending charges. While a dismissed charge may not have the same impact as a conviction, the fact that it is... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Environmental, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I am needing to make sure of the OK laws regarding selling a inherited walrus tusk that has cribbage board on it on ebay

I have tried researching it but I'd rather be 100% that it wouldn't be illegal because I don't want to get in trouble if it is illegal.

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

Selling an inherited walrus tusk with a cribbage board on eBay can be legally complex, as it involves wildlife regulations. In the United States, walrus ivory is subject to the federal regulations of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These laws prohibit... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Bought rv, was told the title was clean,didnt have in hand,I got bill of sale.Found out title wasnt in his name.HELP!?

I asked for a refund,he wont. I called dmv, then court, told court order title wont work cause it was never in his name and he's title skipping. I reported to police for fraud, but still have NO call back.

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answered on Jan 13, 2024

It's important to act quickly to resolve the issue with the RV title. First, gather all the documents related to your purchase, including the bill of sale and any communication with the seller. Make copies of everything for your records.

You've already reported the situation to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can Oklahoma Court Services provide contractual employee drug screening for private companies?
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answered on Dec 1, 2023

Oklahoma Court Services is primarily designed to serve the state's judicial system, not private entities. Their main function is to provide services related to the court system, such as supervision and monitoring, rather than serving private companies.

However, for drug screening for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: 2022 Oklahoma Titles Statues 47. Motor Vehicles §47-12-403 . Do I have to have a rearview mirror in my car?

Ive read this and I'm not seeing that I absolutely have to have a rearview mirror. Is this correct? I'm understanding that side mirrors on left and right is fine.

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answered on Nov 17, 2023

Under Oklahoma Statutes Title 47, which covers motor vehicles, the specific requirement for rearview mirrors isn't explicitly stated in §47-12-403. However, it's important to consider overall vehicle safety requirements and standards, which often include having a rearview mirror.... View More

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Q: In oklahoma when a vehicle is impounded by police is there a mandatory charge added on the 5th day of being impounded?

My vehicle was impounded day before veterans day. When i tried to get in touch with wrecker service on veterans day i was unsuccessful. The following day i attempted again after several calls i finally spoke to someone. I was trying to arrange time to go pay all fees and provide all necessary... View More

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answered on Nov 17, 2023

In Oklahoma, the fees and charges associated with an impounded vehicle can vary depending on the city or county and the specific towing company's policies. While some places may have standard daily storage fees, a mandatory charge like the $200 special labor fee you mentioned on the fifth day... 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 Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: A friend sold me her truck because they are in prison and will be for a long time. So I got the vehicle impounded and

Have to show proof of ownership. I have no title

John Michael Frick
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answered on Oct 16, 2023

Ownership of a motor vehicle is recorded in the certificate of title. If you bought the vehicle from a friend, tell the friend you need him to sign over the certificate of title to you. You may be able to accomplish this without the actual certificate by having your friend sign a special power of... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it legal in Tulsa Oklahoma to turn off my water without notifications thru mail or email
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Aug 25, 2023

As long as you timely pay your water bill, no. Service cannot be discontinued on an account which is current without advance written notice.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need a civil rights attorney in the state of Oklahoma for a district court case against a municipality.

Attorney proficient in Constitutional civil rights matters

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answered on Aug 14, 2023

An Oklahoma attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's difficult for attorneys here on this site to respond with offers of their services. This forum isn't set up like an attorney referral service - it's basically brief format Q & A. If... View More

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