Oklahoma Comparative Negligence Doctrine

Oklahoma Comparative Negligence

The Oklahoma Comparative Negligence doctrine can impact the outcome of your personal injury claim. Oklahoma’s Highway and Safety Office reports approximately 120,000 to 130,000 car wrecks each year.  Nearly a quarter of these wrecks occur in the Northeastern part of the state.  Unfortunately you may find yourself being a wreck in this statistic.  It’s normal […]

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Grandchildren Inheritance in Estate Planning

Grandchildren Inheritance

Grandchildren Inheritance is an important issue in many Estate Plans. In Oklahoma if you don’t provide a will or some sort of estate plan, your estate will go into probate as intestate.  This means that the court will divide and distribute the assets according to the state succession laws.  In other words, this could exclude […]

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Dividing Debts in an Oklahoma Divorce

Oklahoma Divorce

Dividing Debts in an Oklahoma Divorce is a process that at times in overlooked. Given the emotion and general disruption surrounding an Oklahoma divorce people tend to overlook some of the debt. Our clients often wonder how property gets divided along with debts of the marriage.  This is especially true for how debt is divided […]

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Rape Convictions in Oklahoma City

Rape Convictions in Oklahoma City

Rape Convictions in Oklahoma City are serious and happen more than people realize. Recently, Oklahoma City is making top lists for violent cities. In fact, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a crime victim in Oklahoma City.  This is 36% higher than the average for the rest of the state.  Further, in […]

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Stalking Crimes Explained by OKC Attorneys

Stalking

Stalking is a crime that can occur against anyone.  However, the majority of victims are women.  Stalkers usually act on one of several emotions based on a real or imagined relationship with the victim.  These include:  extreme jealousy, need for control and contact, rage, and/or complete obsession. Stalkers generally spend an inordinate amount of time […]

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Prenatal Paternity Testing Explained

Prenatal Paternity Testing

Paternity cases are those cases where a child is born to unwed parents. In this kind of case the question of whose the Dad is often raised. Also, in a paternity case there need to be a formal adjudication of the natural father rights to custody and visitation. Prenatal paternity testing is a possibility in […]

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Homicide Crimes in OKC

Homicide crimes

Homicide crimes in Oklahoma have been steadily climbing over the last few years.  In 2014 Oklahoma was the 10th most violent state in the U.S. and in 2016 homicides hit a decade high.  As a result, many courts have started taking homicide crimes even more seriously than before.  This article will explain the elements of […]

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Second Degree Murder Charges in OKC

second degree murder

An Oklahoma City woman is facing charges on second degree murder after providing her daughter’s boyfriend with a Fentanyl patch, resulting in his overdose.  The DA was able to charge her with second degree murder because she acted in a way that was “reckless” and “disregarded human life” due to the potential of death.  Some […]

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Assault and Battery on a Police Officer

Assault and Battery on a Police Officer

Most Oklahomans know that committing assault and battery on a police officer is worse than a civilian assault and battery charge.  However, not everyone knows the crime is a felony.  Further, police officers, sheriffs, OHP troopers, and even Game Wardens fall under this protection—if they are in the line of duty.  Let us explain more […]

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Expungement of Juvenile Records in Oklahoma

Expungement of juvenile records

It is a common misconception that a person’s juvenile record is confidential.  In fact, it doesn’t matter if you were a juvenile when the offense was committed, the record may still show up in public searches.  This means that potential employers can find the information.  In Oklahoma, nearly 10% of the annual statewide arrests are […]

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