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Relief for Student Loan Borrowers - August 2022 Changes

Articles about the August 2022 law changes and relief offered by the Department of Education.

Protect Yourself from Debt Collection Scammers

Dealing with debt collection issues can be challenging—especially when you’re not sure if the person you’re being contacted by is a legitimate debt collector or someone trying to scam you. This video shares useful tips on spotting debt collection scams and protecting yourself from scammers

What's the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt?

Your creditors typically have three to six years to sue you for your credit card debt.

Disaster Scam Prevention

Disaster Scam Prevention Fraud and Scam Prevention Tips for Oklahoma Consumers

Mortgage Foreclosure: How to Avoid Losing Your Home

General information about options available to avoid foreclosure and about the foreclosure process.

Attorney General Hunter Offers Tips for Oklahomans to Avoid Online Holiday Shopping Scams

It's that time of the year - made all the worse recent data breaches.

Choosing a College: Questions to Ask

Getting a degree or professional certification can improve your career choices. For-profit schools generally offer certificates or degrees and often specialize in career and job-related training. Unlike non-profit educational institutions, they generate profits for their owners. As you evaluate your options, be aware that some schools may stretch the truth to persuade you to enroll.

Phone Number Spoofing Scams - Alert!

Caller ID fraud is illegal, but it's not stopping people from using "spoofing" apps to try to scam you! Beware!

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

Recent natural disasters give criminals a way to ask for contributions for a charitable contributions. The organization may not even exist or your money might not get there. Before making a donation, consumers should check these tips.

Tax Collection Scams

New Tax Collection Scam to "settle" for 10% of amount owed to the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

Oklahoma Becomes Title-Holding State

Oklahoma has changed laws about who gets the vehicle title. Effective July 1, 2022 all boat, motor and vehicle titles issued after July 1 that are subject to a lien will be sent to lienholders. Individuals will now receive their title once the lienholder had been paid in full.

Oklahoma Free Legal Answers

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.

Rental Assistance Update November 2021

The United States Supreme Court ended the eviction moratorium, but rental and utilities help remains available.

Rental Assistance Finder

CFPB's new Rental Assistance Finder allows people to find financial help for rent payments based on the state or territory or tribe or tribal lands where they live.

What is LiveHelp?

Learn about OKLaw's LiveHelp, online chat to help you find legal information, referrals to legal aid and low or no-cost legal help or self-help materials.

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

The IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals.

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