If you are unable to pay your debts and are either unemployed, have large medical expenses, seriously over extended credit, or have encountered large unexpected expenses, you may benefit from filing for bankruptcy.
To qualify for bankruptcy protection:
- You must live, have a place of business, or own property in the United States.
- You must not have been granted a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge within the last eight years.
- You cannot have had a bankruptcy petition dismissed for substantive reasons within the last six months.
- It cannot be “fundamentally unfair” for you to receive relief under the bankruptcy code.
Estate, Trust, and Guardianship
An elderly person who suffers from Alzheimer's disease or dementia, or becomes incapable of handling his or her affairs, a guardianship may be necessary. Estate and trust administration are necessary to settle the person's affairs when they die, to wrap up loose ends and prepare for the future.
If you have been injured, you may need a lawyer because of the severity and expense of your injuries, the complex legal rules involved in your particular claim, or because an insurance company refuses to pay or settle a matter in good faith. The following types of injuries and accidents almost always require a lawyer's help:
- Long-term injuries
- Permanently disabling injuries
- Medical Malpractice
- Toxic Exposure (ie., asbestos)
Hanson & Hanson Law Firm represents clients from the following areas:
Broken Arrow, Skiatook, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sapulpa, Sperry, Pawnee County, Osage County, Rogers County, Creek County, Tulsa County. Also, Glenpool, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Sapulpa, Sand Springs, Tulsa, Skiatook, and more.
Family law includes such issues as divorce, marriage, domestic violence, child custody, child support, guardianship, and grandparent visitation rights.
In preparation for meeting with your attorney in regards to a family law issue, here is a checklist of documents your attorney will commonly ask for:
- Personal Income tax returns
- Proof of your current income
- Prenuptial agreement
- Divorce decrees from previous marriages
- Bank statements
- Mortgages and other loan documents
- Credit card statements
- Bills (utilities, tuition, medical)
- Insurance policies
- Property appraisals
Criminal Law encompasses a broad range of cases, including Misdemeanors, Juvenile Law, Felonies, and DWI's. If you have been charged with a crime or are a victim of a crime, you need a Tulsa Criminal attorney to help ensure that you understand your rights and are treated fairly by the police and the courts.
As construction contracting becomes increasingly complex, it leads to more contractual disputes. Owners attempt to place all responsibility on the contractor and contractors react cumbersome contracts filled with exceptions and classifications to the terms and conditions. There are many ways to handle these disputes outside the courtroom, including mediation and arbitration. For more complex matters, litigation may be appropriate.
If you need an Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attoryney, a Tulsa Criminal Defense Lawyer, a Tulsa DUI Attorney, or are facing a DWI or other Tulsa Drug Charge, Fraud, Larceny, Burglary, or Theft Offenses, call Hanson & Hanson Law Firm today.