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Will Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma Discharge All of My Debts?

By Stephen MartinNovember 18, 2016

Maybe!  It depends on what your debts are. The Bankruptcy Code allow a debtor to file bankruptcy to eliminate their debts or set up a repayment plan to pay back debts, depending on which type of bankruptcy you file. However, there are some debts that bankruptcy does not eliminate. If your debt does not include+ MORE

Stop Collection Activity

By Stephen Martin

Credit problems can harm your relationships, impact your job and may effect your health. You don’t have to face them alone.  Let our experienced Oklahoma City bankruptcy attorney discuss your issues and help you determine if bankruptcy relief is appropriate for you. Let us help you stop collection activity. Whether a creditor has threatened legal+ MORE

Chapter 7 or 13: Which Bankruptcy Should I File?

By Stephen Martin

In Oklahoma, consumers generally file bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Chapter 7 A Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows a debtor to discharge all or a portion of his or her unsecured debts without ever repaying the creditors. Under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a debtor can return secured property (examples include your home and cars+ MORE

Process for Filing a Bankruptcy in Oklahoma

By Stephen MartinOctober 2, 2016

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy or question whether bankruptcy is appropriate for you, hopefully the following Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Overview will be helpful. Talk to an experienced Oklahoma City bankruptcy attorney to determine if this course is the right option for you! If bankruptcy relief is appropriate, which Chapter (7 or 13) best serves+ MORE

7 Tips to Reduce the Risk of a Propane Explosion Accident in Oklahoma City

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 29, 2016 Safety Tips

Every summer, millions of Oklahomans fire up their grills for backyard barbeque parties.  Many use propane grills, which, while cleaner than messy charcoal, can cause deadly explosions or burns if damaged by defects.  Here, our Oklahoma City burn injury lawyers offer up seven simple tips for reducing the risk of a gas grill explosion this+ MORE

Driver Errors May Cause up to 90% of Car Accidents in Oklahoma

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 28, 2016 News

Despite having a relatively low population of about 3.9 million residents, there were close to 70,000 crashes in Oklahoma alone in 2014.  These crashes caused hundreds of deaths and more than 22,000 injuries, about 10% of which were classified by the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office as being “incapacitating” to the victim.  While traffic laws and+ MORE

ATV Accidents a Summer Hazard

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 27, 2016 News

Summer time means people are spending more time outdoors and that means people will be out taking advantage of the weather and riding all-terrain vehicles or ATV’s. These vehicles are designed to, as their name implies, be driven on any terrain. However, despite their durability and ruggedness, they can cause severe and deadly injuries. Recently,+ MORE

Highway Safety Office Releases 2015 Oklahoma Car Accident Statistics

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 26, 2016 News

The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO) is a comprehensive resource for car accident statistics.  Every year, OHSO publishes a series of reports on car crashes, motorcycle crashes, DUI accidents, car accidents during the holidays, and many other subjects.  By comparing these numbers from year to year, it’s possible to get an idea of whether automotive+ MORE

Lawn Slip and Slides Are a Paralysis Injury Hazard for Teens this Summer

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 25, 2016 News

Lawn slides are a classic icon of summertime fun.  These devices send children whipping at high speeds down slick sheets of plastic, almost like an instant waterslide for your yard.  It’s a thrilling way to get a rush while staying cool in the heat, but lawn slides can also pose serious safety hazards.  If your+ MORE

Fourth of July Causes a Spike in Fatal Oklahoma Car Accidents

By Clayton HasbrookJuly 22, 2016 News

The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO) releases annual reports on when and where crashes occur throughout the state, revealing information about Oklahoma’s top 20 cities for fatal car accidents.  In addition to publishing reports on counties and cities, OHSO also compiles data on accidents during various holidays, including Independence Day.  The following statistics are sourced+ MORE