I've Been in An Auto Accident, How Much Time Do I Have to File Suit?

In Oklahoma, from the time that you are in a vehicle collision you have two years to file a lawsuit to recover damages for injuries.  This limit is known as the statute of limitations and it is found in 76 O.S.§5.5.

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C&M Gets Results

Original Charge Original Offer C&M Result
Drug Trafficking Prison Misdemeanor Probation
Domestic Violence Probation Reduced to Disturbing the Peace
Bigamy Felony Probation Charge Dismissed
Burn Ban Violation Misdemeanor Probation Charge Dismissed
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Will You Have to Pay Alimony?

The answer, of course, is that it depends.  In Oklahoma, Alimony (also know as spousal support) is getting less common by our observation, but it is still available to an eligible party.

To be eligible to receive Alimony from another person the proposed recipient has to:

(1) be married to the proposed payor of the alimony
(2) be getting divorced or legally separated from the payor
(3) be able to demonstrate a genuine need for spousal support
(4) show that the proposed payor has the means to pay spousal support.

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Are You Accused of Bringing Contraband into a Jail or Penal Institution

It is illegal for anybody to bring certain forms of contraband into a jail or prison in Oklahoma.

57 O.S. §21 Provides that persons bringing guns, knives, bombs, or any dangerous instrument, any controlled dangerous substance, any intoxicating beverage or low-point beer, money or financial instruments for anyone other than the inmate or their spouse (including tax returns!) is guilty of a felony and subject to a penalty of from 1 to 5 years in prison.

It provides that an inmate in possession of the above items is subject to a term of 5 to 20 years in prison and that inmates...

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You Should Carry Uninsured Motorist Insurance

You should carry uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance and you should carry as much of it as possible.  I'm going to lay out a couple of examples illustrating why this is.

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