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Category Archives: Oklahoma Law

A Special Message from The Crosthwait Law Firm

To our valued clients, partners, and friends: We at The Crosthwait Law Firm are aware of and understand the significant challenges faced by all of us from the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our first priority is for the safety of our clients and our staff, as well as continuing to serve your legal needs…. Read More »

Custody, Visitation and Quarantine

The phone calls and emails have started coming in to The Crosthwait Law Firm, with the questions all having a similar theme: What do we do about visitation now that school is cancelled? In Oklahoma, schools started closing around the time Spring Break began, and custodial and non-custodial parents are wondering if the continued closures… Read More »

What to do After the Death of a Loved One

Losing a loved one can be a difficult experience. Despite the emotional trauma involved, you may also be responsible for handling a variety of financial, legal, and administrative tasks. You may find yourself unsure of where to begin and what to do. However, do not be hasty when settling your loved one’s estate. Important decisions… Read More »

2020 Interest Rate on Judgments Has Decreased

The Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts has issued its annual notice of the interests rates applicable to judgments obtained in Oklahoma from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The postjudgment interest rate to be charged on judgments for calendar year 2020 shall be 6.75 percent, down from 7.5 percent in 2019. Should you… Read More »

Do I Need A Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements, also known as premarital agreements or even “prenups”, are agreements between prospective spouses made in contemplation of their marriage. A prenuptial agreement helps a married couple establish what is yours, what is mine, and what is ours. These agreements become effective upon marriage, and deal with how you and your spouse’s finances are… Read More »

The OkPOLST Form – What Is It?

The Oklahoma Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment – or OkPOLST – form is designed for patients who are seriously ill with life-limiting conditions and irreversible illnesses, including those who are frail and elderly. There is no age limit as the patient having capacity can sign or the patient’s legal health care representative may sign on… Read More »

Planning For Your Children

If you are a parent of a young child or children, having an estate plan in place is more important than ever. No one knows your child better than you do, and a proper estate plan should provide for his or her care and maintenance, ensuring that he or she will be properly cared for… Read More »

2018 Interest on Judgments Has Increased

The Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts has issued its annual notice of the interests rates applicable to judgments obtained in Oklahoma from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. The postjudgment interest rate to be charged on judgments for calendar year 2018 shall be 6.50 percent, up from 5.75 percent in 2017. Should you… Read More »

2017 Interest On Judgments Has Increased

The Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts has issued its annual notice of the interests rates applicable to judgments obtained in Oklahoma from January 1, 2017, through January 31, 2017. The postjudgment interest rate to be charged on judgments for calendar year 2017 shall be 5.75 percent. Should you need help collecting on a judgment… Read More »

Divorces Involving Minor Children After November 1, 2014

Beginning November 1, 2014, 43 O.S. 107.2, was amended to include a requirement that any “actions for divorce based upon incompatibility filed on or after November 1, 2014, where the interest of a child under eighteen (18) years of age is involved, the adult parties shall attend, either separately or together, an educational program concerning… Read More »