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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need a civil rights attorney

I was denied the right to a fair hearing I have strong evidence

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

This isn't really a lawyer referral service; it's just a question-answer board. If you need an attorney, you could look one up in the Find-a-Lawyer section of this site, or conduct your own independent search for one. You could also check if the Oklahoma Bar Association's resources could help you... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: How can I vacate a default judgement due to lack of jurisdiction

Default judgment when I did not reside in state was never served but served by publication but did not reside in the state. Judgment never domesticated to my state. Wages garnished

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 30, 2019

You’d better hire a lawyer to handle both for you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Can someone be arrested for trespassing if he lives in our deceased mother's house?

Shawnee police officer entered my brother's residence while he was asleep on the couch and woke him up. They said that someone reported an a/b taking place in his yard. They asked him to come outside then arrested him for public intoxication and trespassing. He was told that he couldn't reside at... Read more »

Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 31, 2019

If the facts are exactly as you have prevented them, the police are wrong. Your brother needs to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight these charges.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Libel & Slander and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Look I.am being wrongfully charged of.harboring a fugitive and set up on a.charge of domestic and.possesion of phaphilal

I have video evidenve of the wife.that has a p.o. against me and she drove 3 hours to come down tonwhereninlive and she.setbit up and gave the cops lhariphilnalia which they said.they seen thru.the windowsband then the.door was kicked in.andntyey they went in and.recovered it from inside my... Read more »

Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 26, 2019

You need to hire a local lawyer who has criminal law experience.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Real Estate Law and Small Claims for Oklahoma on
Q: My boyfriend of 3 years and I bought a house together in May of this year, I recently found out he is cheating on me and

and has become abusive, how do i get him out of my house, and his name off of it

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Aug 25, 2019

You will probably have to file suit for Partition.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: If my employer gives me a drug test do I have a right to the reports, statements, and results regarding the drug test?

I passed the test, of course. It was during an investigation that HR was looking into. I had called about my supervisor, Curtis and his discrimination against me.

I have to ask for documentation of certain things. But I'm wondering if I have the right to all documents regarding that drug... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 9, 2019

Old adage: There is no harm in asking

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Are police required to inform someone that not complying with a request will directly lead to an arrest?

I was watching this video about a woman being arrested for not signing a ticket. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMaJOtOu5M8. It seemed questionable to me that the exchange between the officer and the woman was "You're not going to sign the ticket?" "No. Because I..." "Step out of the car." "Why?"... Read more »

Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Aug 1, 2019

It is your duty as a person present in the US to follow the law. Officers are not required to tell you the law. They’re responsible for enforcing it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: If I file a complaint on an attorney for misconduct can the attorney contact me?
Doak Willis
Doak Willis answered on Jul 23, 2019

Yes. They can attempt to work out the problem. They cannot threaten or harass you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a person just walk into a police station and ask to be put into protective custody because of mental illness
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 17, 2019

A person can do that. Whether anything will happen is another story

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it illegal for someone to photograph my property without my permission?

Caught a neighbor taking pictures of my vehicle and items in my front yard(private property) without approaching me or other members of my household. I don't appreciate it and don't know their purpose behind it. Is this illegal if I can prove they took the photographs?(Question details edited... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 16, 2019

It is totally legal to take photographs in public.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was charged with 3 counts of child abuse by county officers whereas the allegations have no evidence to prove

There is no history of any kind of child abuse and I have no criminal record before this . Please help

Frank A. Urbanic
Frank A. Urbanic answered on Jul 13, 2019

These are very serious charges. You need to hire an attorney. No getting around that.

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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 Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: If I lose a jury trial what will happen if dhs is involved?
Hans Otto Lehr
Hans Otto Lehr answered on Jul 4, 2019

A lot more information is needed before I can try to answer that question. You should consult with an attorney licensed in Oklahoma ASAP, especially if you have an upcoming jury trial.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a wife that's 100% disabled and requires aid and attendance be charged with care giver neglect of her husband
Doak Willis
Doak Willis answered on Jun 30, 2019

Yes if the facts show that the wife indeed neglected her husband. Being 100% disabled does not stop someone from possibly committing such a crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: how inportant is a date on the search warrant that was served?
Doak Willis
Doak Willis answered on Jun 27, 2019

Very important. The search must be within a specified time from the date it was signed by the Judge. If outside that time, the search could be quashed in Court.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My son was charged with a contraband charge for something that he was not present to see officer find during the search,

They said $800 surety bond. They had already done several searches of clothing and everything checking pockets and all. Then all a sudden a officer comes in after he been locked in a cell and says he found contraband in a pockets that we know had been searched many times. He did have my son... Read more »

Doak Willis
Doak Willis answered on Jun 27, 2019

Hire an attorney who should ask for any videos inside the jail facility showing the search of his pockets and discovery of the contraband.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: My son was charged with a contraband charge for something that he was not present to see officer find during the search,

They said $800 surety bond. They had already done several searches of clothing and everything checking pockets and all. Then all a sudden a officer comes in after he been locked in a cell and says he found contraband in a pockets that we know had been searched many times. He did have my son... Read more »

Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Jun 22, 2019

You need to hire an experienced defense attorney to fight these charges for your son.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Oklahoma on
Q: When a federal law appears to contradict a SCOTUS majority opinion, but is not directly addressed; which preempts?
Melissa Oxford
Melissa Oxford answered on Jun 17, 2019

It depends on when the federal law was enacted, before or after the opinion, and whether or not the opinion addresses the statute and declares it unconstitutional or otherwise invalidates it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Securities Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What are the laws and status in Oklahoma concerning surety bonds and ethics
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 12, 2019

You have asked two complicated legal questions the answers to which would fill at least six shelves in any law library. Wanna try again?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Q: My ex and I has never seen eye to eye since I was told by my 2 minor children step mom broke my daughters wrist and when

I showed great concern but also keeping a civil conversation out of concern for our children we have together. He just laughed and said I was making this stuff up in my head and I was dramatic and making something out of nothing. I didn’t think I was dramatic, I was emotional and crying for the... Read more »

Melissa Oxford
Melissa Oxford answered on May 26, 2019

I recommend consulting a lawyer any time you believe your child may be suffering abuse when they are not in your care to determine your options and if you have any duty to report same.

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