Oklahoma Questions & Answers

Q: I'm 18, my girlfriend is 16, she's pregnant, how do we get married without consent of both parents

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 20, 2017

She is a child. Must have consent. Depending on when the sexual contact began, this could also be a serious crime. Consult a criminal defense attorney.
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Q: Can my son's father disappear and leave my son with family members/friends if he's the custodial parent?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

You should schedule a consultation with an attorney to see if you might have a case for a modification of your current order.
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Q: I need info and advice about getting custody of my baby back from temporary guardian. Oklahoma requirements

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

You should hire an attorney to help you determine if you will be able to terminate the guardianship.
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Q: Both parents went to the child support office and had a legal agreement drawn up and notarized. Can mother still file?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 18, 2017
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Q: My Aunt passed away and didn't have a will. Her properties are being divided between her grandchildren and husband.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 17, 2017

You'll have to speak to an experienced probate lawyer to explain your situation after asking some questions. There is not enough information in your question to give a clear answer. If your aunt died without a will, her property would most likely pass in one of two ways: by operation of law (as in the case of the property being owned as a joint tenancy with right of survivorship) or by the laws of succession as determined by the probate court. An attorney would need to know how the property is...
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Q: Can i get my felony possession conviction reduced to a misdemeanor now that law changed in Oklahoma?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

No. This question has been asked a million times, and the answer is still no. It's not retroactive.
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Q: Mom has physical custody in Missouri, not providing care. How to get Temp Emergency Order until custody established

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

What state made the custody order?
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Q: My brother was the trustee of our trust and dissolved it in 2013. But now us beneficiaries got a summons on the house

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

You have a two part question:

1. Unless you signed a note, you are not personally liable for the debt. Still the mortgage holder can foreclose on the property.

2. You are also not personally liable for the taxes. But if the taxes are not paid the property will be sold at a "tax sale".

If either of the above occur and they property is sold for more than the obligations, then you may entitled to share the excess proceeds.

You may be able to sue your brother for...
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Q: Can i being a Arkansas resident, buy a house in Oklahoma? if so any major drawbacks.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Yes you can purchase a home, real property or mineral interests. There shouldn't be any "legal" drawbacks to that form of ownership.
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Q: selling my moms house AS IS, buyers contract say they have 10 days after closing to backout, is this normal in okla

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

This does sound strange. Closing is when title is transferred and you are paid. Inspections should occur prior thereto. A buyer is usually allowed to back-out of closing if the property requires a certain dollar amount of repairs. I'd be very careful and have it reviewed by an attorney prior to signing. The last thing you want to do is give them title then wait on the payment.
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Q: How long does a PR in Oklahoma have after final hearing for distribution and discharge is granted to distribute money?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Based upon your question and the details provided therein, there should be no need for a delay assuming that the personal representative has possession of the property and cash. If there is an unexplained delay, you should ask the PR or the attorney representing the estate. If you do not get satisfactory responses you may need to compel the PR to distribute.
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Q: Joint custody 50/50 mother is primary residence, refuses to give address to father. Is this contempt of court?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

It depends on if your court order requires her to provide the address. Best thing you can do is hire an attorney to help you.
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Q: Can family of a homicide victim make a request that accused defendant not be allowed to plea bargain?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

You may ask the District Attorney to not offer a plea deal but the DA has no obligation to honor your request.
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Q: Is there a Victim Impact Program for families of a homicide? If so, what is the sole purpose of such program?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

VIP or Victim Impact Program is something different entirely. This is a 4 hour course that is usually put on by MADD or law enforcement. Anyone who is arrested for DUI/APC must take this class both as a condition of probation and a requirement with DPS to get their driver license reinstated.
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Q: If you leave a county jail while in the custody but return within an hr do you get a harsh punishment?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

The simple act of leaving means that the person Escaped from the county jail. That is an automatic felony offense and typically comes with a prison sentence.
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Q: I'm 16 and pregnant and want to live with my boyfriend and his family. How does an emancipation start and work?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Sorry about your problems. Emancipation is a complicated legal issue. You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem. Good luck.
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Q: I have a joint custody agreement. Ex won't ever take the kids. They are teens can I make him take them?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with this problem. I know you're very upset with your problems, but do you really want your kids with an abusive father? Your attorney should help you terminate the joint custody, and secure counseling for you and the kids.

Good luck.

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Q: If someone is supposed to be in a 52 week batters class what will happen since he's not in a class?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

Probably go to jail or prison depending on whether it was a misdemeanor or a felony, respectively. He needs to start the class ASAP and hire an attorney. Nobody can force him to go to the class. If he doesn’t want to do the class then he can get locked up. Simple as that.
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Q: If I give my mother temporary guardianship before a judge until I recover from surgery do I have to go back to court?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

Guardianships awarded by the court are also terminated by the court.
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Q: The decree says “The Petitioner shall pay to the Respondent alimony in lieu of property settlement in the amount of ***

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017
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