What Is a Guardianship Guardianships exist and are used to protect the welfare of children and incapacitated adults. When an individual is unable to care for his or her physical or financial well-being, a guardian may be appointed by the court to take care of the person or property of another. Because of the importance… Read more »

Veterans Day, which is also called Armistice Day, is celebrated on November 11 each year.  Veterans Day is a well-known holiday; however, there are some common misconceptions about the day, including the official name of the holiday, why it is celebrated, and when it is celebrated. Many people assume that the holiday is called Veteran’s… Read more »

State Question 788, approved by Oklahoma voters in June 2018, legalized medical marijuana use in Oklahoma. After State Question 788 was approved, the Oklahoma legislature passed a series of bills supplementing the text of State Question 788 and the emergency rules implemented after State Question 788 passed. The new laws passed by the Oklahoma legislature… Read more »

As the months pass and the elections in November approach, many individuals may not be aware of potential deadlines that affect their eligibility to vote in the upcoming election. Who Can Register to Vote In Oklahoma, you are eligible to register to vote if you are citizen of the United States, a resident of Oklahoma,… Read more »

Constitution Day & Citizenship Day September 17th, holds a special place in American history. Two-hundred-thirty-three years ago, on September 17, 1787, history was made when the Constitution was signed. In the United States of America, September 17th has been recognized and celebrated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. On this day, the nation celebrates the… Read more »

In response to the COVID-19 virus that is sweeping across the world, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The provisions included in the FFCRA are currently set to apply through December 31, 2020. The FFCRA requires employers who meet certain standards to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and… Read more »

In the United States there are four categories that people fall into based on their citizenship status. These are: U.S. Citizens Residents Non-Immigrants and Undocumented Individuals. Citizens Citizens includes those who were born in the United States and those who have become naturalized after establishing themselves as permanent residents and applying for citizenship once they… Read more »

What is a B-Corporation? B-corporations, or benefit corporations, are a new kind of business model where the company strives to balance purpose and profit in an attempt to help solve some of society’s most challenging problems. B-corporations use the power of a business’s profits and growth to reduce inequality and poverty. Other common goals of… Read more »

Expungement In Oklahoma Do you have a criminal record? The good news is that you may qualify to have your record expunged. Expungement in Oklahoma means the sealing of criminal records as well as any public civil record involving actions brought by and against the State of Oklahoma arising from the same arrest, transaction, or… Read more »

In a study conducted by Caring.com, the majority of American adults admitted to recognizing the importance of having an estate plan; however the majority of those surveyed also admitted to not having an estate plan in place.[1] So why do the majority of Americans not have an estate plan? The study conducted by Caring.com found… Read more »