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Responsibility for Emotional Distress

Emotional Distress. Sometimes it is an element of damages, but it can also be an independent claim in personal injury and wrongful death cases. What does this mean to you or your claim? Oklahoma has standard Uniform Jury Instructions that address the basics of emotional distress for a jury to understand their role in awarding […]

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Most Frequently Requested Legal Issues Explained

In almost two decades of questions from the public at large, I have determined the top five issues people have that compel them to contact an attorney, & created a video for each. 5. Injuries. The public at large is concerned as it should be about what to do if injured. The answer to this […]

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It’s About Safety – Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death: “It has been shown that to injury anyone is never just anywhere”- Socrates This is a great quote, it is the reverse axiom of the Golden Rule. Personal injury law covers a lot of ground of many different situations of people who are injured. People generally think of legal actions […]

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The Psychology of Litigation: Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Going to court can bring out stress. People do not always behave their best and it is usually one of the worst periods in a person’s life. Whether your lawsuit is against a formerspouse, employer, business partner, or another, it is not unusual for the pressure to push someone into an uncharacteristic mental state. This […]

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Golden Rule: Resources Video for Access to Justice

Golden Rule Resources Access to Justice. We all want it. We all need it. Sometimes it may elude us, or we might not know where or how to get it. As a longtime attorney, I too often see unnecessary damage done to people- emotionally, financially, & physically. It may be situations such as: being singled out […]

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The End… of Your Business Partnership

The End …. of Your Business Partnership Breaking up is hard to do. Like marriages, business relationships sometimes break up. When ending a business relationship there are several questions you will need to answer: 1. What type of business is it? How is it formed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State? Or, is it a a partnership? Limited […]

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Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma: A Golden Rule Resource

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma “LASO” is an organization whose mission is “making equal justice for all a reality.” Established in 2001, as a result of the merger of Legal Aid Services of Western and Eastern Oklahoma, LASO is a registered nonprofit that provides civil legal assistance to low income individuals […]

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How to Choose a Lawyer Video

The first video I made several years ago is called “How to Choose A Lawyer.” Here is what I said which still applies.  First, you want to make sure that your attorney is qualified. Second, you want to see if you like the attorney’s personality and if you think they’re a good match for you. Third, you […]

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What To Do If You Are Being Treated Unfairly at Work?

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT- What To Do If You Are Being Treated Unfairly at Work One of the biggest complaints I hear is when an employee is upset with their employment situation because they feel they are being singled out or are not being treated fairly in the workplace – typically by a supervisor or co-worker. This is especially intolerable to […]

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Grounds for Divorce: When It is Important & When It is Not

Oklahoma Courts & The Grounds for Divorce– When It is Important & When It is Not! The way couples approach divorce vary. Some are matter-of-fact because it has been agreed or discussed. Others find it emotional and heart wrenching, especially, when there were affairs, abuse or highly charged emotional situations. A preliminary question I receive […]

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