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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: How do i begin to file for a re-sentencing or bring it to the court's attention of an 8th amendment right being violated

Was charged with a crime that should have essential been lowered, is admitting guilt but it should have been a lesser charge,was not made aware of any plea bargins,never made an initial statement, wrong lawyer is on paperwork, mental state and being extremely intoxicated was not mentioned

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jan 31, 2021

The best place to start would be to consult with criminal defense or appellant attorneys that have a lot of experience with post conviction relief. The attorney would need to review your case in detail and then would be able to explain your best options.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Can a mistrial be declared if my lawyer lied to the Judge on a case predjudicing him for the following trial?

my attorney told the Judge I was a felon on a probate administration and stopped me from becoming administrator. then the judge is on the bench at a quiet title action with a pre conceived image that I am a felon and I loose the case

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Aug 6, 2020

Are you a convicted felon?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: What information do I need to obtain in order to get proof of my attorneys malpractice
Brian Boeheim
Brian Boeheim answered on Dec 14, 2019

Not sure what you are asking? If you want to see if they have malpractice insurance, then like any type of insurance, your attorney should have a policy he/she can show you.

If ont he other hand you are speaking of a failure on the attorney's part to do their job, which caused you...
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Q: Is it legal for a local city ordinance to be enforced if the ordinance has not been filed thru the county court clerk?

Nor has the ordinance been made available to the residents or anyone for that matter and city hall that enforces the ordinance can't provide a copy of the ordinance even after issueing a citation that exceeds the state law amount for that same citation?

Kyle Persaud
Kyle Persaud answered on Apr 16, 2019

The ordinance doesn't have to be filed with the county clerk. However, the title of the ordinance does have to be published in the newspaper. Also, the ordinance has to be made available in the office of the municipal clerk (that's different from the county clerk.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: I feel my judge is being biased.

My wife is currently trying to divorce me. I show up at the courthouse with police records and photos proving I was physically assaulted by her. I also had DHS documents proving that she was considered to be neglectful towards our son. She shows up with nothing but her word and tears and my... Read more »

Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Apr 4, 2018

Did you have an attorney?

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I had to hire an attorney for my son . Shouldn't his dad be responsible for half ?
Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Jun 23, 2017

No. However you can ask him to share the expense, or make an application to the court. You should consult an experienced Family Law attorney for help.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Probate and Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Mentally ill father had someone file a false lien on his home. The attorney is disbarred. What can my family do?

My father is deceased as of Sept of 2015. I have a copy of the forgery. David L Morris was the attorney (who is in jail for other fraud.)

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 30, 2016

Usually you would file an action to quiet title. Suggest you start with contacting a member of the Ok.Trial Lawyers Assn who handles legal malpractice.They give free consultations.

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Q: Can a lawyer help me sue another lawyer?
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Oct 26, 2013

Yes, a lawyer can represent you or assist you in a lawsuit against another lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Oklahoma on
Q: Do district attorney's have the same rules as they are for lawyers? Do they have to take an oath? If so can I get a copy
Mr. Jarod Morris
Mr. Jarod Morris answered on Mar 28, 2011

District Attorneys are licensed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court the same as any other attorney and must abide by the same rules of professional conduct. If you have a question about the conduct of any attorney, you can call the Oklahoma Bar Association for more information. (405) 416-7000 or... Read more »

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