There are time limits on filing personal injury lawsuits no matter if the injury suffered was due to a car accident, medical malpractice, unsafe working conditions or any other cause. These time limits are mandated by law and are known as the statute of limitations. If a lawsuit is not properly filed within this limited […]
We are often asked if a probate attorney is necessary to handle legal processes after a person dies. While it may be possible to handle probate without the help of a lawyer, it is highly recommended to hire a probate attorney to make the process as seamless as possible. It’s tough enough dealing with the
When you sell a home, it’s important to protect yourself against lawsuits from your home buyer. Recently, we’ve seen a number of cases where buyers are suing their sellers years after the home was purchased. In Oklahoma, the Residential Property Disclosure Act has been in place since 1995. This essentially means that sellers need to
“Buyer beware” soon will be a thing of the past,” said a July 2, 1995, Tulsa World article when Oklahoma’s Residential Property Disclosure Act went into effect. What the article didn’t say is that “seller beware” would replace the old warning for Oklahoma residents. Today, more than 20 years after the act began, home sellers
What Is Elder Abuse In Oklahoma? According to Oklahoma law, elder financial abuse occurs when someone knowingly uses the assets of a senior citizen to benefit someone other than the individual. This includes using property or funds and can be outright theft or borrowing without consent. And, it doesn’t have to just benefit the perpetrator,
50 years ago the internet and sophisticated telemarketer scams did not even exist. Because senior citizens didn’t grow up in a time of computers and internet technology, it’s easy for them to be taken in by common scams and con artists. While technology has changed things, some things never change. Elder financial abuse Tulsa is
Most people will research civil litigation defense in their lifetime. Civil litigation is defined as a legal dispute between at least two parties, typically involving money or property. Civil litigation does not involve any criminal factors. Civil litigation cases eventually are settled outside of court or in trial by either a jury or a judge.
The first thought that comes to mind when one thinks of elder abuse is bruises, broken bones or neglect, usually at the hands of an inattentive, abusive or violent caregiver. Unfortunately that is just one facet of a disturbing problem for the elderly. Financial abuse is becoming very prevalent these days. Elder financial abuse occurs