Oklahoma Business Owner’s Guide to Non-Competition Agreements

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When you own a business, it’s natural to want to do everything legally within your power to protect your interests. The problem is that you may become vulnerable when it comes to your employees. Hiring, training, and developing your team exposes them to valuable assets in the form of information, such as trade secrets, customer […]

Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Laws: When Can You Sue?

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If you suffer an injury at work, the consequences can be devastating. Besides the costs of medical treatment, you may be temporarily out of work; in the worst case scenario, you may be permanently unable to work in your chosen profession. Fortunately, the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation program allows you to obtain benefits through a type […]

Tips for Parenting Time Success

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Every moment you spend with your child is precious if you’re a non-custodial parent, so you want to make the best of your visitation and parenting time. However, an Oklahoma court’s order on parenting time typically provides little more than a schedule. A judge won’t offer much guidance on how to take advantage of parenting […]

Oklahoma’s Implied Consent Law: Should You Blow?

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If you’re pulled over in Oklahoma for DUI, violating a traffic law, driving erratically, or under other circumstances that might indicate impairment, a police officer may request that you take a chemical test. These types of tests measure your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) by analyzing your blood, breath, saliva, or urine. Many drivers question whether […]

Know Your Rights in an Uber Accident

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Uber is one of the most popular mobile apps around, giving you the power to connect with a driver, schedule a ride, and pay for transportation services – all from your phone. Many Oklahoma City residents use Uber as an airport shuttle, a late-night ride home, for running errands, or other means of travel. However, […]

Defend Yourself Against Oklahoma’s Asset Seizure Laws

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The scenario sounds outrageously illegal: Police officers pull you over or otherwise detain you for criminal activity. You may be charged with a crime, but you were not convicted and never pled guilty. Still, authorities may seize property, such as a vehicle they allege was used to transport drugs or a piece of property they […]

How is Alimony Calculated in Oklahoma?

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A divorce has many moving parts. Every divorce involves dividing the couple’s marital property. If the couple has children, child custody, and a child support order must be established. Alimony, payment made from one spouse to the other to protect him or her from facing financial hardship as a result of the divorce if there […]

More than Just Slips and Falls: How you Can be Injured on Private Property

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There are many different types of personal injury claim. Dog bites, car accident claims, and medical malpractice are just a few of the claim types injury victims can file to seek compensation for their financial damages. When an injury occurs because a property owner failed to remove or sufficiently warn visitors about the hazards present […]

Doves and Early Duck and Goose Season Oklahoma

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Migratory Bird Hunting: September Means Doves, Ducks, and Shotguns in Oklahoma Posted on September 7, 2017 by Texas and U.S. Law Shield Admin The first week of September might seem too early for fall hunting, but seasons for doves, ducks, and geese all start up this month! One advantage of these early hunts is that the birds are […]

The Oklahoma Riot Control Prevention Act

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Oklahoma Statutes Citationized   Title 21. Crimes and Punishments     Chapter 55 – Other Crimes Against Public Peace Oklahoma Riot Control and Prevention Act Section 1321.4 – Acts Which May be Proclaimed Prohibited Cite as: O.S. §, __ __ In 2012, Governor Mary Fallin signed an amendment to the Oklahoma Riot Control and Prevention Act prohibiting the State […]