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Q: A deceased husband not living with wife. What is she entitled to ?
Timothy Carignan
Timothy Carignan
answered on Jun 12, 2024

If they’re still married, it doesn’t matter if they’re living apart. Typically, if a person dies without a will, the wife will receive everything unless there are children. This is yet another reason that everyone needs a will.

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Q: Why is it illegal ti fly sky laterns in the state of oklahoma

Explain this to me

Richard Winblad
Richard Winblad
answered on Jun 2, 2020


2014 Oklahoma Statutes

Title 68. Revenue and Taxation

§68-1624.1. Aerial luminaries.

Universal Citation: 68 OK Stat § 68-1624.1 (2014)

A. It shall be unlawful to sell, offer for sale, distribute, possess, ignite, or otherwise use aerial...
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Q: What is appeal? If sentenced can you still get one?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 9, 2020

You include four categories for your question, but do not include Criminal Law - although you mention the word "sentencing." If your matter involves sentencing, a criminal defense lawyer should be advising you. As a general matter in virtually any context, appeals are governed by short... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Oklahoma on
Q: If you reside in the zipcode of a city in Oklahoma, and not in the city proper, do you get a vote in city elections?

There is a Mayoral election upcoming and there is a lack of clarity on who is allowed to vote in it.

Kyle Persaud
Kyle Persaud
answered on Mar 6, 2019

Check your city's municipal code. Your city's municipal code will tell who can vote in city elections, and who can't.

Some Oklahoma cities publish their codes online at

See if your city's code is there.

If your city's code is not on...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Public Benefits, Social Security and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it right for anyone take video or pictures of me and family ? And make funny things of me in snapchat.Thanks

Sometimes i see people talking pictures of me while am studying in the library or while am walking somewhere in public

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean
answered on Nov 17, 2017

It's OK to take your picture in public, and post it, as long as they didn't libel you.

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