Information About the Legal System
Oklahoma Courthouses rarely close, but in extreme weather or other emergencies, the courts may be closed. Learn what can happen if you miss a court date after the courthouse is closed, or any other time.
You have been summoned to provide an important service as a juror. You enjoy the privileges of citizenship and the protection of your liberties and property by the government. In return, you have a duty as a citizen to participate in a very important aspect of our democracy - jury duty.
Family problem, neighborhood dispute or big lawsuit-there are really many more options available to you for problem solving and resolving disputes. Negotiation, mediation and arbitration - often called ADR or in alternative dispute resolution - are the most well-known.
Free Legal Answers is a national program developed by the American Bar Association where clients request brief advice and counsel about a specific civil legal issue from a volunteer lawyer. Qualifying users can post civil legal questions on the website and receive basic legal information and advice from approved volunteer attorneys. This Oklahoma site will serve Oklahoma residents. Oklahoma.freelegalanswers is an cooperative effort of the ABA, Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission and the Oklahoma Bar Association.