Survival Actions in Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, survivors of the deceased may bring any action the deceased could have brought if he would alive. This is in addition to wrongful death actions. For example, actions for personal injuries survive. If a woman suffered personal injuries prior to...

Can Illegal Immigrants sue in Oklahoma Courts?

This blog post will explain the very important question that needs to be answered. Can illegal immigrants sue for injuries in Oklahoma? Yes, and I love helping them! You may be wondering whether your immigration status affects your rights to bring a private grievance...

of Vice and Virtue

I’ve just discovered a great website called VICE News. As a lawyer who represents a variety of clients in what would be considered “vice activity,” such as nightclubs, strip clubs, and owners of adult bookstores here in Oklahoma City, I come in...

What is Summary Judgment?

Summary judgment is a when the court summarily disposes of the case prior to trial. This ruling should only be made if the judge finds that that based on the evidence presented there is no factual dispute and no need for a trial. The standard is whether...

A Judge truly worthy of the title “Honorable”

The American Bar Association (ABA) has story about a judge who rose from the state district court level to now chief judge of a large federal appeals court.  The article begins with this remarkable little bit of biographical information: “Growing up, he was...