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  • Types Of Personal Injury Cases in Wagoner County

    Personal injury lawsuits have long been a part of our everyday life. All manner of accidents are bound to happen in a busy, industrialized world such as the one we live in. The primary cause in personal injury cases in Wagoner County is usually one of the following: Negligence, Mechanical fault of some type, or Unforeseen […]

  • Defending A Felony Charge in Wagoner County

    A felony charge in Wagoner County is a serious circumstance. In addition to a prison sentence and/or stiff fines, a person charged with a felony in Wagoner County risks the loss of certain civil rights, such as the right to use, own or possess a firearm, the right to sit on a jury and the […]

  • How to Calculate Child Support in Wagoner County

    Child support is the financial obligation a parent has to support his or her biological children, whether that parent is married to the other parent or not. Child support in Wagoner County must typically be paid until the child reaches the age of 18, but payments can continue beyond the age of 18 if 1) […]

  • How Courts Decide Child Custody In Wagoner County

    Whether the parents were married to each other or not, child custody is always one of the biggest family law issues outside of divorce. Ideally, the parents should be able to consider the best interests of their children and come up with suitable child custody arrangements on their own. However, this doesn’t always happen and […]

  • Types Of Misdemeanors In Wagoner, Oklahoma

    Unlike other states, Oklahoma does not break misdemeanors down into different types, classes or categories. For example, some states may classify an offense as either a Class 1, Class 2 or perhaps even a Class 3 misdemeanor, depending on the severity of the offense, with Class 1 reserved for the most severe misdemeanors and class […]

  • Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Oklahoma has been touted as one of the most recession-proof states in the country. This provides very little comfort for Oklahomans who are struggling through financial difficulties, though. If you are having trouble paying your bills, you should know that federal and state bankruptcy laws allow individuals and businesses to eliminate or restructure their debt while […]

  • What Are Examples Of Misdemeanors In Wagoner County?

    Oklahoma criminal statutes define a crime as any “… act or omission prohibited by the law which, upon conviction, is punishable by fine, imprisonment, removal from office, disqualification to hold office, or death”. Misdemeanor and felony are terms used to categorize crimes by the severity of the punishment you may possibly receive.  Felonies are crimes […]

  • How Alimony Works In Oklahoma

    Regardless of your gender, you may have to pay alimony to your former spouse if you have been married for a significant period of time and are now divorced. This article is a brief description of alimony in Oklahoma. To find out more detailed information about alimony in Oklahoma, contact a knowledgeable Wagoner family law […]

  • The Trouble with Oklahoma’s New Metabolite DUI – D Law

    Oklahoma’s new metabolite DUI law sets strict standards for the amount of a controlled substance allowed in a driver’s blood. The way the law is written, there is zero tolerance for the presence of metabolites commonly associated with the recent use of Schedule I drug; and any driver who gets behind the wheel with trace […]

  • So, What is Estate Planning?

    Everyone has an estate, big or small, that needs to be managed in some way. Your estate consists of all the things you own – your house, furnishings, clothes, books, cars, bank accounts, investment portfolios, insurance policies, etc. Every estate differs in complexity and composition. But one fact remains the same for everyone: we can […]

  • Strategies For Defending A Misdemeanor In Wagoner County

    Misdemeanor crimes in Wagoner County are those for which less severe punishments are prescribed, such as simple assault, battery and public intoxication. They are criminal offenses that are less serious than a felony and generally punishable by a fine, a jail term of up to a year, or both. In addition, if convicted of a misdemeanor, […]

  • Understanding Oklahoma’s New Metabolite DUI – D Law

    Oklahoma’s new zero tolerance metabolite DUI – D law targets Oklahoma drivers who have trace amounts of illegal drugs in their system. Critics argue, however, that the new law threatens drivers who have done nothing wrong. Many states have legalized the use of marijuana in some form, ranging from use for medical purposes only to […]

  • Estate Planning After a Divorce?

    After a divorce, it is not uncommon for one or both spouses to struggle with the new circumstances, financially and otherwise. Even if the divorce occurs after the children are no longer in the home,  re-organizing one’s life and priorities can still be a challenging, life-changing event for the entire family. After the property and […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce In Oklahoma

    Divorce is the formal dissolution of a legally valid marriage, and it is the most common way that a marriage ends in Oklahoma. In order to receive a divorce, certain steps must be taken, which include filing a petition for divorce, deciding how marital property is to be divided, deciding on child custody and determining […]

  • The Consequences Of A Drug Charge In Wagoner County

    The consequences of a drug charge in Wagoner County can be severe because Oklahoma has some of the stiffest penalties for drug crimes in the United States. If you or someone you know has received a drug charge in Wagoner County, it would be wise to speak with an experienced drug crimes attorney to discuss […]

  • DUI Defense in Wagoner, Oklahoma

    A DUI arrest should be taken seriously; even a misdemeanor DUI conviction can lead to time in jail. A second DUI in Oklahoma may be classified as a felony and may affect not only your ability to drive, but also your ability to vote, to get a job, to get into the military and to […]

  • Should I Hire a Wagoner Lawyer to Prepare a Will in Oklahoma?

    The purpose of preparing a will before you die is two-fold: to insure that your estate is disposed of in the manner you wish and to save your family time and money, and the need to make difficult decisions while grieving your death. Ordinarily, you do not need an attorney to prepare a will in […]

  • Felony False Impersonation Charges Dropped

    Wirth Law Office – Wagoner secured an important victory for a client facing a felony charge of falsely impersonating another. After hearing arguments, the court dismissed the charge. Prosecutors tacked on the felony charge after police pulled the man over in a traffic stop and he used a phony name to hide his identity. Oklahoma […]

  • Six Things You Need to Know About Attorney Fees

    Among all the reasons people first contact an attorney, their concerns most often can be summarized as two questions: can you help me, and what is it going to cost me. While it’s often easy for a person to explain their legal problem to an attorney in simple terms, for various reasons, the matter of […]

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