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The Various Types of Child Custody

Most people are familiar with the term ‘child custody’, but what exactly does this mean? The phrase used to describe parental rights and obligations regarding the care of children in the event of a divorce or separation, child custody cases are oftentimes complicated and stressful. While it is safe to say that everyone has a general idea of what child …

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The Most Common Types of Sex Crimes

In the state of Oklahoma, a sex crime is defined as any illegal act of sexual nature. One of the most serious crimes out there, there are numerous different acts that fall under this category. Depending on the level of severity and people involved, these charges are either misdemeanors or felonies. However, it should be noted that, due to their …

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Takata Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars and Trucks

This week the Japanese company Takata, one of the largest global suppliers of airbags, admitted their product was defective and widened the recall to 34 million cars and trucks. In a statement admitting fault, Takata doubled the number of vehicles recalled in the United States. This unprecedented recall announcement is the largest of its kind in U.S. history. With 34 …

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Leading Causes of Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents have become an unfortunately common occurrence in Oklahoma and the United States, overall. With a 20 percent increase over the last two decades according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), trucking accidents are raising concerns over the multi-billion dollar industry’s safety standards. In most cases, trucking accidents result in major injury, and even death, due to …

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Understanding Product Liability Cases

In today’s tech-centric society, it is no wonder we have seen such a dramatic increase in improperly designed and manufactured products. While it is certainly true that technology has taken us a long way and has done wonders for how we communicate with one another and our livelihood overall, this shift does not come without its consequences. There are many …

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Should I Short Sale My Home?

If you are having trouble paying your mortgage and are in over your head with other debts, it may be time to consider a short sale of your home. Over the last several years, we have seen an increase in short sales throughout the nation, and in particular Oklahoma. While the housing market and economy are turning around, this is …