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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: Hello my name is Ashlie , I am in need of an attorney, how do I file harassment by other parent in my case

I am I a custody case with absentee father. He wants joint custody now he was going to be forced to pay child support. He never had asked for her snf or bought anything. He currently I'd threatening me, calling g all state agencies trying to hinder me in any way he can. What can I do?

Hans Otto Lehr
Hans Otto Lehr answered on Jul 31, 2019

What you need to do depends on the type and level of harassment and threats. They may rise to the level of needing an Order of Protection against him. If nothing else, the evidence of harassment and threats may be used in your custody case against him; it doesn't sound like joint custody is going... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Divorce, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: 2015 Divorce there is a temporary protective order issued to coincide with this case to divorce was final in 2016

Protective order should be looked at before finalise this case the case has been finalised and the PO was never look at or address it was a temporary order with no date is it still good or ?

Doak Willis
Doak Willis answered on Jul 12, 2019

If the protective order was issued in the course of the divorce in that case and not filed in a separate protective order case filing with a different case number, the temporary orders in the divorce become null and void after the rendition of the decree of dissolution unless the protective order... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Litigation for Oklahoma on
Q: Is there a simple form to ask the court to order return of personal property held by someone?
Thomas A. Grossman
Thomas A. Grossman answered on Jun 28, 2018

There is no simple way to use the Courts. You would have to file a civil complaint against the person who has refused to return your personal property. The easiest thing for you to do is file a small claims action against the person. It costs only about $20 (in California) to file, and the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Stockbroker Fraud for Oklahoma on
Q: Does the MLA (military lending act) cover me in this situation?

I was enlisted at the time I signed for a predatory payday loan and have been paying them for almost two years constantly having to renew as it's almost impossible to pay them off. I heard about the MLA and each time I ask the company about it they never answer me and refuse to give anything in... Read more »

David Humphreys
David Humphreys answered on Sep 16, 2017

There is a federal Military Lending Act, but I am not aware of a state law passed in Oklahoma. The federal law does offer protections but you don't say in what way you think the MLA was violated. Please provide more information and I will evaluate. Thank you.

PS Don't let the time to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What happens when a motion to modify a divorce decree was never finished. It was filed to modify but we never finished.

Original decree states me as sole custodian. My Ex filed a motion to modify our decree. We started spending thousands on lawyers and realized both our lawyers were not being honest with us about the other. We came to our own agreement and never finished the amended decree. Does this mean the... Read more »

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Apr 10, 2017

The last order, the Temporary Order is still in effect. My suggestion would be for either you or your Ex draw up your agreement, both sign your approval, and submit to the Judge for filing.

I would be happy to review it for you before it is filed if you send it to me. Visit my website...
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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Oklahoma on
Q: As a mediator doing business as a sole proprietor in Oklahoma, do I need to register a fictitious name if I use one?
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Dec 23, 2013

Yes. Register your "dba" (doing business as) with the Secretary of State. You can do it online.

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