Oklahoma Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: I currently have a business in the residential construction industry. How can I use it to run a commercial company?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Reece B. Morrel Jr's answer
It sounds like you currently have an existing LLC. If so, this is a relatively easy process.

You need to surf over to the Oklahoma Secretary of State website, and look for the Trade Name Report.

The filing of this document allows a business entity to use a name other than its "legal" name. The filing fee is $25.00.

The use of a "trade name" is very common especially by franchisees. For example, one of our local restaurants is operated by "Burrito Concepts LLC" - never...
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Q: My wife is a business owner, does she have to have a permit to carry a firearm while in her business?

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Reece B. Morrel Jr's answer
Unfortunately, you did not provide enough facts to enable us to answer the question.

That decision is left to the owner of the property.

If she leases the property, then I would recommend that a review of the lease is in order.
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Q: Does a retail store in Tulsa Oklahoma have to allow the public access to their restrooms?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Mar 25, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
What international law is that?

Q: What if something happens if you offer a general warranty deed and later dissolve your llc in oklahoma?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
Benton R Patterson III's answer
I would speak with your title insurance company about this. In most cases, it is the title insurance company that ends up handling problems with deed warranties rather than the seller individually.

Q: Need to find out what the exact limitations are within the Oklahoma liquor laws. Can I open a drive thru daiquiri shack?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 31, 2017
Richard Winblad's answer
Never seen a daiquiri shack in Oklahoma. This would probably be considered a bottle shop since the beverage is to be consumed off-premises. Aside from local restrictions (city / county) look at. http://www.oar.state.ok.us/oar/codedoc02.nsf/frmMain?OpenFrameSet&Frame=Main&Src=_75tnm2shfcdnm8pb4dthj0chedppmcbq8dtmmak31ctijujrgcln50ob7ckj42tbkdt374obdcli00_

Q: If a person says he going to put you into business and does not. Is this a crime? We are out no money.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on May 10, 2017
Keegan Kelley Harroz's answer
If you did not have a contract and you have no losses this simply sounds like a deal that just didn't work out. There was nothing illegal based upon the facts that you presented in your question.

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
Howard Berkson's answer
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.

Q: Can a business in oklahoma stay open if they have no running water?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 30, 2013
Howard Berkson's answer
We don't have enough information to provide a detailed answer. There are many situations in which running water would not be required but drinking water probably must be available, even if it is just bottled or in a thermos. There could be city or county health code issues requiring running water (and hot water), depending on the type of business and where it is located. If you work at a stationary site where employees are normally located, it is likely that there must be a bathroom with hot...

Q: Is the business liable is the work is contracted out?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 30, 2013
Howard Berkson's answer
We don't have enough information to answer your question directly. There are a lot of variables that go into determining whether a company is liable for something done by its contractor.

Q: Can a wholesaler refuse to sell their products to a retailer?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Nov 23, 2013
Howard Berkson's answer
Probably. It depends on the actual reason(s) they have for not selling products to you.

Q: Is the business liable when the service is contracted out?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 26, 2013
Howard Berkson's answer
We don't have enough information to answer your question directly. There are a lot of variables that go into determining whether a company is liable for something done by its contractor.

Q: Where do I find the Oklahoma Statues, guidelines, fire codes, food codes for rooming houses?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 23, 2013
Howard Berkson's answer
The office of the State Fire Marshall has a website. Check there for the building permit required to run a rooming house. The State Fire Marshall has a help desk and provides compliance assistance. Similarly, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has a website, and they also have forms. Most counties have a local health department

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