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Jim Milton
Trust and Estate Lawyer. Water Lawyer.
Trust and Estate Lawyer. Water Lawyer.
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NEW COURT DECISION REAFFIRMS ABSENCE OF PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION FOR PERJURY
If a garnishment affidavit contains a false statement, this does not give rise to a separate cause of action.  Instead, the remedy is within the action where the false statement was made.  "[S]uch an allegation is a defense to the underlying collection acti...

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Block Quotes
We've all seen them -- block quotes from other sources.  This writing technique has become a simple and way-too-easy method of adding sources and content -- to everything from a blog post to an appellate brief.  Content editors provide tools for indentation...

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New decision interpreting Section 2403 regarding prejudicial evidence
Please note the following new decision, ordering a new trial based on 12 OS
2403 for prejudicial evidence of a prior conviction in a vehicle negligence
case.   http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=479202

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decision announced today in undue influence case
In this decision, the Supreme Court found that the
challenging party did not establish a close or confidential relationship, nor
did she establish that the stronger person assisted in preparing the
deed.  According to six of the nine justices, mere familial...

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Gavel to Gavel: Fiduciary accountings
In Oklahoma, fiduciary accountings are like state-court receiverships – easily compared to the wild, Wild West, due to the lack of promulgated rules governing the proceedings. The rules for fiduciary accountings in Oklahoma are few and far between. The prob...
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