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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Intellectual Property for Oklahoma on

Q: Grantee filed fraudulent deed, when grantor was deceased & allotment was restricted under indian law, what can be done?

Nina Whitehurst answered on Aug 16, 2019

And attorney can help you file an action to quiet title.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: For an appointment with a Psychiatrist, when the patient shows up to the office and pays, does a contract exist?

I am currently waiting in my dr’s waiting room and it’s 2 hours after My scheduled appointment. I’ve signed in and paid my copay. I should just switch doctors but he is the only one around who takes my insurance. I know dealing with doctors can be tricky, but his reviews all say that this is... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 11, 2019

The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: If an investor contributes more than an owner do they automatically own part of the business and right to make decisions

The investor was treated as an owner but was not officially because they were worried it would affect their food stamps/unemployment (they were employed also). The business does not have an operating agreement and the investor dissolved the business without my signature. They withdrew all the... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 20, 2019

Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the larger amount of money invested in a business by an investor does not mean the investor "automatically owns part of the business." However, you are throwing legal terms around without fully explaining all the important details underlying this unusual... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Contracts, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on

Q: I file Chapter 13 on Sept 2010 and discharged on Aug 2015. Bank is just now suing for past notes and foreclosure

I didn't know the property statue until I purchase my current property in Dec 2016. It was up for tax sale and the bank bail it out (May 2018) I try to sell it and the bank quoted $170,000 over the original loan of $125,000. So I went out in July 2018, fixed up the property and now rented it out... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 6, 2019

You have a mess. You need to contact a bankruptcy attorney who can assess your financial situation and determine what I Teresa, if any, you have in the property.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Copyright for Oklahoma on

Q: They is a woman that is flirt with a married man that is my husband

Me and my husband have two kids and this woman that has been hitting on my husband she dose not care

Kyle Persaud answered on May 28, 2019

If all that this woman is doing is flirting with your husband, that's not illegal.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Oklahoma on

Q: Is a builder's 1 year warranty the same as a structural warranty for a new built home?

Our home was built in 2017, but appears to have structural issues. Would the builder be liable on a structural warranty?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 24, 2019

The only way you will ever know is to try to sue the builder under the "structural warranty."

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2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: Does the animal cruelty laws in state of oklahoma also applies from dr associated or veternary visit at a local petco?

A family member of mine's service in training dog was abused in choke position while the 1 year old puppy was screaming and crying while customers were staring at the vet dr at local petco. Plus the female doctor was also hitting him on the head and nose because of improper medical training with... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 20, 2019

The answer to your question depends on the definition of "animal cruelty" under Oklahoma statutory law. If you are still interested in learning whether the vet's treatment is covered, hire a lawyer who specializes in animal law in Oklahoma.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on

Q: I am going to purchase a piece of property from my niece and her husband currently own. I am also going to buy

a park model mobile home to put on that property. I will have a mortgage on that property. I would like to will the land and home to my niece free and clear. Is there some type of mortgage insurance I could purchase. what would you suggest?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 17, 2019

You do not need to talk to an insurance lawyer--at least not now. You need a lawyer experienced in writing last wills to advise you. Hire one.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on

Q: if I have a purchase and sales agreement on a property with a seller, Is it illegal to assign contract to investor?

Without a Realestate license. Oklahoma

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 17, 2019

Under normal circumstances--if the purchase and sales agreement does not prohibit transfers, and if the transfer itself does not violate any law, the buyer can assign the contract to an investor. CAVEAT: If you are searching for some way to avoid having to get a license to buy and sell real estate... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: Can a rental property in Oklahoma keep a security deposit if I back out of renting before signing a lease?

I contacted an apartment community about renting a unit they had specials on. The apt was not finished and we looked anyway, decided we liked the layout and would put in an application. We paid a $50 app fee. We decided to move forward with a deposit on the property after the application was... Read more »

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 23, 2019

You have the right to demand a return of the security deposit.

Okla. Stat. tit. 41 s 115 says:

A. Any damage or security deposit required by a landlord of a tenant must be kept in an escrow account for the tenant, which account shall be maintained in the State of Oklahoma with a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: can I be a tag agent if I have filed bankruptcy?

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 15, 2019

I don't see anything that says you can't.

To see the requirements for being a motor license agent, click on these two websites:...
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Q: I had an oral contract with the contractor who did some work on my house. In exchange for a roof and the $5000 balance

I owed, he was to get my $15,000 RV. He took the RV and now I can't get a hold of him. I also found he didn't do most of the work he was paid for. Can I get a warrant out for him for theft of my RV?

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 1, 2019

Call the police and report the RV stolen.

The police may tell you that this is a civil matter and they will not help you. If the police tell you this is a civil matter, file an action in replevin.

To find out how to file an action in replevin, click here:...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: how do I file a written answer to petition?

I'm being sued for the difference owed in a repossessed car by the bank.

Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 1, 2019

Look at each of the allegations in the petition.

If an allegation is true, then, in your response, write "Defendant admits that ... [insert allegation here]"

If an allegation is false, then, in your response, write, "Defendant denies that ... [insert allegation here]"

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Q: I entered into a verbal employment agreement with a nation wide engineering firm for an upcoming project.

They then publicly announced my name as their inspector for the project. This cost me my current job and their position didn't happen. Can I sue?

Kyle Persaud answered on Mar 21, 2019

It sounds like you relied on the firm's promise, and you relied on the promise to your own detriment. You may be able to sue under a theory of detrimental reliance.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on

Q: I left my apartment after renting for 2 years, and an eviction notice shows up now on my new apartment search.

I left a year ago without notice, but I paid each month on time, also was at the end of my lease. Do I have any way to reverse this off my record?

Kyle Persaud answered on Mar 7, 2019

Call the landlord who issued the eviction notice, and ask if they will remove it from your record.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: A mechanics lien has been filed on a property of ours, we disagree with the charges.

We had a vendor file a lien on our property after not completing a job. We received an invoice from an owner of this company, and it was incomplete in detail. We asked for another invoice more complete. We were told it was only a form error and that all work would be performed for the price that... Read more »

Kyle Persaud answered on Mar 6, 2019

You may subpoena the manager to show up in court. You can present the text messages in evidence. You may introduce anything into evidence that has "any tendency to make the existence of any fact that is of consequence to the determination of the action more probable or less probable than it would... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: Signed a contract for laser hair removal about 3 hours ago, how can I get out of it?

My daughter signed this contract electronically, but has changed her mind. She called & they said there is no refund, although they have none of her credit card or bank information the "loan" has been processed & was approved per their office. No services have been performed.

Doak Willis answered on Dec 30, 2018

Before an attorney could give competent advice in answering your question, they would need to see a copy of the contract that was signed by your daughter. Since there are time constraints that attach to some contracts entered between people or companies, you should tell her to seek out an attorney... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oklahoma on

Q: Traded in a car I owned for a new one Nov 2nd we talked one thing paper work said another not satisfied can I back out

And give them the car back and take mine back is that possible?

Doak Willis answered on Nov 12, 2018

Anything is possible if everyone agrees. However, since you state the contact was signed without your having read it to insure the accuracy of the contract, you will be bound to the terms if the seller insists on it being followed.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on

Q: Can my attorney drop me because I have not fully paid him yet?

My trial starts January 2019 and my attorney said if I haven't paid him by October 31 2018 he is going to drop me. Can he do that and if he does then what do I do?

Keegan Kelley Harroz answered on Oct 4, 2018

If your boss stopped paying you for coming to work, you would quit and find a new job. If you are not paying your attorney, your attorney can withdraw from your case. If your attorney withdraws from your case, you will be required to hire a new attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Oklahoma on

Q: Who do I see to learn if an action has been filed on a mechanic's lien or if a hearing date has been set or is pending?

I have not been served a summons, although I have reason to believe that such may be forthcoming. I have offered settlement and have made previous payment and have sent a recent check to the merchant, which cumulatively amount to 75% of all claimed charges but have been stonewalled. The most... Read more »

Todd Laster answered on Sep 27, 2018

You can search to see if a mechanic's lien has been filed on your property by searching in the land records division of the Court house where the property is located. There is a fee for copies. If the creditor makes an attempt to foreclose on the mechanics lien you should be notified by a summons.

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