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 »

2020, the dawn of the new decade, also kicked off the 2020 U.S. Census. The 2020 U.S. Census kicked off in January with the U.S. Census Bureau beginning the count in a remote village in Alaska. This year’s census will be the 24th census that America has taken since 1790. Some of you may have… Read more »

Driver’s Licenses Going Digital Are driver’s licenses going digital? With technology constantly evolving, the answer to that question could be yes. New technology paired with the increasingly widespread use of smartphones could make fumbling through your wallet to find your license become a thing of the past. Approximately twelve states are in various stages of… Read more »

So You Own a Mineral Interest…Now What???? Many people who own mineral interests hope to be approached by a company seeking to lease the interest to explore the area to find oil and natural gas. This is often an exciting time for mineral interest owners. However, it can also be stressful and confusing, because many… Read more »

LLCs In Oklahoma A common question that arises when one is starting a new business is “what is an LLC?” An LLC is a limited liability company. A limited liability company is one type of legal structure a business may take in the state of Oklahoma. In the state of Oklahoma, limited liability companies are… Read more »

Medical Marijuana 101 Fifty-seven percent of Oklahoma voters approved State Question 788 on June 26, 2018, which legalized marijuana for any medical use on a doctor’s recommendation, joining 32 other states. After the passage of State Question 788, officials thought about 80,000 patients or about 2% of the state’s populations would register for medical marijuana… Read more »

Oklahoma’s constitutional carry law officially took effect at 12 a.m. on Nov. 1. So what does constitutional carry mean? It means that under certain circumstances individuals in Oklahoma will be allowed to carry firearms either openly or in a concealed manner without a permit or training ahead of time.   So who will be allowed… Read more »