My mother was killed in June 2022 and it was ruled as suicide at the scene of a place she didn’t know and had never been on a river bed. A multi county grand jury is supposedly investigating. I was 17 years old at the time this happened and no one ever informed me she died. Do I have any kind of... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother and the circumstances surrounding her death. As a victim of a violent crime, you may have certain rights under state and federal law, including the right to be informed about the progress of any investigation or legal proceedings related to your... Read more »
Dismissed due to mcgirt ruling in Oklahoma? I've been trying to get indian card but it's a process my great great grandmother is full blood Cherokee but she passed away years ago so it's hard to get death certificate. How can I get her death certificate?
answered on Nov 11, 2022
If you have an attorney, your attorney can assist you in this. If you don't have one, you need one. Death Certificates are somewhat difficult to obtain unless you fall within the list of individuals to whom it can be released. The State Department of Health - Office of Vital Statistics is the... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2022
If you are posting this question to find out what you can do have the records expunged, you will first need to apply for a pardon or wait. Assuming you conviction was for a non-violent crime, you will likely qualify to have the records expunged five years after your sentence ended (so in 2026).... Read more »
I’m a citizen of the Chickasaw nation. Charged with Misd. Possession of Controlled Substance. Evidence was sent to Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation’s lab to test the substance. My case is being heard in tribal court with my tribe, not the state of Oklahoma. Would OSBI’s results be valid in my... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2022
The answer to your question is, yes. The OBI's lab is generally used for most cases throughout Oklahoma, including tribal courts. This discussion does not constitute legal advice, and it is recommended that you speak with your personal attorney regarding this matter.
He said he had probable cause but they all say that and that he was allowed to search the vehicle. He found a bowl worth of marijuana and threatened me with a felony cause he told me since I'm a tribal member on tribal land it's a felony to have marijuana
answered on Feb 22, 2022
It depends on the agencies. There are agencies that are cross-commissioned which means the “city” cop may also be a tribal cop as well.
I am in the process off renouncing US citizenship and riding solely on my native citizenship. I as a Cherokee citizen should not have to carry US citizenship to have access to my ancestry and my ancestors land. I will ask for a chancellor to come into Indian territory “Oklahoma “ and conduct my... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2021
In a nut shell, the Native American tribes are considered domestic nations within the US not foreign nations (hence no US embassy). As a result you cannot denounce your US citizenship and expect to be able to remain in the US. This would restrict your business as well, unless you became a citizen... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2021
Good luck on your case. If you have a question you can try posting that. Based on your original statement I would recommend finding a criminal attorney in the Tulsa area and have them assist you.
I know Ive heard of Pro Bono but does that service even exists - I was represented by a legal aid attorney recently and I would have been better off representing my self.
answered on Sep 1, 2021
Most pro bono attorneys are referred cases that Legal Aid does not have time to handle.
There are very few resources for free legal services other than legal aid unless you are Native American. If you are Native American then you can contact the tribe to see if they have free legal... Read more »
My pregnant daughter and four grand babies are living in a section 8 approved apts that will not make much need repairs I have pics of the black mold on bathroom ceiling walls doors, whole in kitchen ceiling from upstairs flooding, hallway moled carpet soak in water to wear maggots are on carpet... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2021
I would contact Legal Aid if you can't get assistance from the Housing Authority that runs your section 8 program. I would also keep trying with the Housing Authority. In OKC, they have to approve the home before it qualifies for section 8 and it sounds like the apartments should not be... Read more »
i have to pay everything back for mentioning someone who i caught in my properties. i never whistleblowed.i never wanted to sell proprties now what do i do?
answered on Apr 16, 2021
There is not enough information here to answer. You don't say who sold the property and why. You don't say what monies you are having to pay back and to whom. You should assemble all of your documents related to this matter and consult with an attorney to determine what the issues are and... Read more »
my daughter lives with my cousin in another town because she is going to school there. They want to get her teeth fixed but in order for them to get her on their military insurance, she has to be part of their family so they want me to sign some kind of temporary parental control or something like... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2021
Parental rights in Oklahoma are only terminated in connection with an adoption or for abuse/neglect in a deprived child action. If there is a guardianship where someone else has control of your kids that does not terminate your rights, but it can give that person the right to have possession of... Read more »
answered on Oct 16, 2020
Subject Matter Jurisdiction issues are being argued based on McGirt and Murphy cases in Oklahoma. You need to be on a role and have a CBID card that shows you have a blood quantum. Further the crime must have occurred on Muskogee/Creek territory. I believe there has just been a ruling regarding... Read more »
This person is Cherokee indian abd was arrested on cherokee land but not by tribal police....he also has his medical marijuana license
answered on Aug 5, 2020
The best thing you can do is hire a criminal defense attorney and follow your attorney's advice. There are a variety of ways to defend the charges you describe, but each case is different. The defense strategy recommended by your attorney will be largely dependent upon the facts and evidence... Read more »
The Mcgirt case already caused the State to recall a felony warrant they had on me. Since they lacked jurisdiction on the other felonies I had that I discharged over 15yrs ago does that mean I can hire a lawyer to file the paperwork to get those felonies taken off my record and essentially not be a... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2020
Yes, that might be possible; however, it is only certain felony crimes that the federal government has exclusive jurisdiction (thus depriving the State of Oklahoma of jurisdiction). For all other felonies committed on Indian Country committed by or against Native Americans, the State of Oklahoma... Read more »
Is it legal for the custodial parent and the supervised visit people to not let u see ur child on a day that u have a Court order saying u r supposed to be allowed 2 2hr visits every week as long as u schedule the visit by wed of the week prior.
I did schedule the visit a head and it was... Read more »
answered on May 9, 2020
Sad to say, this happens more often then you think. Have your attorney, or hire an aggressive family law attorney to file motions to enforce visitation or compel them to follow the court ordered visitation. If you you need help, please feel free to give us a call for a free consult.
We have had guardianship of our granddaughter since birth. Its been 16 months and our hearings keep getting continued. We have asked that a motion be filed for permanent guardianship but we get told "no we dont want to do that we are going for guardianship". Isnt a law that after 6 months... Read more »
answered on Jun 28, 2019
There are several different reasons why an "emergency" guardianship may be continued, and they are all very fact-specific and case-specific. It is not uncommon for different Judges in different counties to handle how they continue "emergencies."
As to your second point,... Read more »
I'm needing to prove that my dad is my dad. He wasnt on my original birth certificate but later did a paternity test for child support. We need a court ordered DNA test (which is my 2nd option) so I can apply for a cdib card if I cant locate this info. It seems to have been lost over the years... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2019
You can get a copy of the child support order from the court clerk.
Has an error to claiming any of that my grandmother was taken from her family and 1930s and never saw her family again. We just in the last five years found out about this land . I have been trying to find somebody to talk to to maybe point me in the right direction . I would love to tell you more
answered on Apr 17, 2018
Possibly, It’s really answer this question requires a lot more information from you I suggest: a attorney that handles probate. If your grandmother theater was entitled to inherit then your parent ( grandmother’s child ) could also inherit
The father isn't a safe person, he drinks constantly, doesn't show up on Fridays to pick them up(court-ordered), doesn't notify me either, doesn't buckle up my children in car seats while driving, has random people around them. I'm scared of my kids safety while he has... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2018
Sorry, but with so many issues, and for the safety of the kids, You should consult an experienced Family Law Attorney, in your area, for help with these problems.
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Father and girfriend had child was removed by tribal dhs due to domestic violence and drug abuse.
answered on Nov 26, 2017
There is no real clear answer, you need to ask this again, and include a lot more facts. But generally, rights cannot be terminated very easily. You should see an experienced family law attorney to help you with this problem.
Please visit my website, www.garyjdean.com for information on... Read more »
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