Oklahoma Questions & Answers

Q: Can you send someone a bad check on purpose to put them in debt?

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims, Banking and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

Yea, that's what we call a scam.
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Q: Is there a Statute of Limitations for a misdemeanor worthless check in the state of Oklahoma?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

Depends on when they filed the case against you. Generally if it's filed within a couplw years of the check they are good without looking at the statute. However, you might have grounds to file a Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Prosecute due to the length of time it's taken them to apprehend you.
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Q: I received in the mail a card today I have a civil infraction date: april 15th 2003

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

Contact a local attorney to have them call. It might be a scam or so far out of time that they can't actually do anything to you.
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Q: Got a dui in ks in 05. Moved to MO in 2012, doesnt show on my record. If i move to OK would the dui show on ok record?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

The record will remain in Kansas and depending on what and where they check it may or may not show up. Your record doesn't vary state to state, sometimes employers just don't check everywhere.
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Q: How would I find someone's court date in poteau OK.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

www.oscn.net
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Q: My daughter was in a car accident she was the victim but got citation for the accident. My Daughter was hit from lt. bk

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 24, 2017

It's only illegal if the left hand turn lane had a designated left turn signal and that signal was red.

Big question is does she have time to plead not guilty. If there was significant damage or injuries, there would be a police report. Important to see that. Was there a camera at the intersection, or at any business at the intersection that would have caught it?CHeck that out ASAP as video gets dumped.
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Q: My husband and I had an argument. I was talked into filing a protective order. I'd like to attend mariage counseling how

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 23, 2017

You can wait until the hearing and request it be withdrawn, or some court clerk's offices can assist you in getting a court minute to the judge. I would call the court clerk to see if you can withdraw it - you may have to wait until the court has a hearing.
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Q: Is it illegal to resuscitate a person who has a valid DNR order signed by competent individual?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 21, 2017

Not if in the judgement of the doctor it was medically appropriate. DNR doesn't mean don't do squat. It means if there is a situation where recussitation merely prolongs brain dead life (or other qualification) don't resucitate)
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Q: I haven't been with my husband for over 3 years. If I file for divorce, can he try to fight it in court?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

A simple answer is NO. You should have no problems securing a divorce.
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Q: I am a member of a non-profit called Christian Healthcare Ministries.It is a ministry where members share members health

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Consumer Law, Health Care Law and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Whether you have any legal recourse depends on the contents of your contract with the organization and with their own established past practices. You should take your paperwork to an attorney familiar with contract law and review it with him or her in detail.
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Q: Do I have any legal rights to co-workers, public knowing my medical information and harassment, without documentation?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Legally, "harassment" isn't usually what people think it is. I would need much more information to determine if you have been the target of illegal harassment. However, you should not provide that information here on this public forum. You should consider discussing that with an employment law attorney near you. As far as your medical information is concerned, it ordinarily cannot be revealed to the public or to co-workers except in limited circumstances unless you gave permission for the...
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Q: I am in Oklahoma. Is it legal for an employer to hold my last check because of an exit checklist or exit survey?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

No. Under the Oklahoma payday law, checks must be issued within certain time frames. An employer is not permitted to withhold payroll from an employee except under special circumstances. None of the circumstances you mentioned are special circumstances that allow an employer to withhold payment or to deduct from your paycheck..
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Q: Can an employer force you to shave facial hair that is clean and well maintained?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Generally, yes, an employer can require employees to be clean-shaven. For safety reasons, there are few alternatives. If it is merely part of the company "look" that employees be clean-shaven, and if your facial hair is part of a religious obligation, then you may try asking the employer for a religious accommodation.
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Q: As an employer am I legally obligated to provide a ride home after terminating an employee? In Oklahoma

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Usually, no. However, if the employee is out in the middle of nowhere when you fire him or her, you can't just leave the employee by the side of the road without opening yourself up to significant liability. Naturally, the case against you would be much stronger if something bad happened to the employee, such as being struck by a car while trying to walk home on a deserted country road. However, if the employee ordinarily has no problem getting to and from the place where employment was...
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Q: If the employer in Oklahoma cannot fill an I-9 for an international, what other forms must they fill out?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Immigration Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

If you are technically permitted to work, then your immigration attorney should be able to guide you toward getting whatever documents you need to fill out Form I-9. Whether the document is a work visa or a social security card or a U.S. passport or something else permitted, you can't work legally without Form I-9. Moreover, working illegally could interfere with your immigration interests. You should discuss this in detail with your immigration attorney. If your immigration attorney does...
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Q: Can an employer retroactively deduct wages paid due to payor source recoupment if the hours worked were assigned hours?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

You might have a case against the employer for assigning you more work than you can bill and also for making a deduction you did not authorize, if you did not authorize the deduction.. However, it depends on a variety of details that you should discuss with an attorney near you who is familiar with employment law.
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Q: What can a former employer say about my time employed i with them.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Libel & Slander for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

A former employer can be liable under different legal theories for bashing a former employee on a reference check. Defamation is one theory. Under defamation, you would say that you have been economically injured because they have made false statements about you (your character, your competency, whatever), knowing the statements were false or with reckless disregard for whether they were true. Another theory has a fancy lawyer name: "tortious interference with contract." Essentially, we...
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Q: How can i get out of contract on new car purchase 12days ago ?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Consumer Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

I am sorry to hear you are stuck in a purchase contract you cannot afford. From a lawyer's perspective, a contract is an exchange of promises that is enforceable by law. In other words, the whole point of having a contract is to force someone to keep their promise. The consequences of breaking your contract will likely be repossession of the vehicle and a judgment against you for the amount of money you still owe minus whatever they get from selling the car at auction plus interest, fees,...
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Q: My charges were filed as "omitting an unlicensed driver" to "permitting and unlicensed" is that illegal?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Generally, the state (or city) prosecutor can amend charges up to a certain point. It is not uncommon for a police officer to incorrectly cite to a wrong charge that is similar, thus the attorney for the state/city can amend as appropriate.
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Q: How can we stop our neighbor from nuisance burning trash?

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 18, 2017

Consult an Oklahoma personal injury attorney; you might have a private nuisance case which can be remedied by an injunction or money damages. Good luck.
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