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  • The IRS is Privatizing Debt Collection

    The Internal Revenue Service plans to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts as early as spring of 2017 and has selected four contractors to implement the new program. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Help Near Me

    Looking for help near you? Try 211OK.org Read More

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    211
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Divorced and Separated Parents and the EITC Credit

    An FAQ about divorced and separated parents and how the Earned Income Tax Credit works. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Governor Mary Fallin Declares State of Emergency for Payne County after Earthquake

    Governor Mary Fallin Declares State of Emergency for Payne County after Earthquake. Fallin and state emergency management officials are asking residents to submit photos of earthquake damage to their homes or businesses through the OK Emergency mobile application. Read More

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    Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
  • 2016 Legislative Process Primer

    A lesson in how Oklahoma government works. Use the Primer on the web or download in pdf file. Read More

    By:
    OK Policy Institute
  • Health Insurance Marketplace

    The Health Insurance Marketplace will help you get coverage that meets your needs and fits your budget. Open enrollment begins in November! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • IRS Announces New Private Debt Collection Program to Begin Next Spring

    The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it plans to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts next spring and has selected four contractors to implement the new program. Read More

    By:
    IRS
  • Military Status Verification

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act affords certain protections to people in active military duty, called up for military duty, or recently retired. The SCRA requires that a military status verification be conducted in certain situations to ensure that these protected individuals’ rights are being protected and allows the men and women serving their country in military service to do so without worries of default judgments, evictions, foreclosures, and some other actions. Read More

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    SCRA.org
  • 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. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Payday Loan Debt Traps Explained

    When cash is tight, some people turn to payday and similar loans to make ends meet. For some people payday loans become debt traps and our new rule aims to end the cycle of debt. Read More

    By:
    Consumer Finance Protection Board
  • 7 Things Vets Need To Do After Winning A VA Claim

    Originally posted as "8 Things," on the Veteran's Law Blog, it's re-purposed here by Task & Purpose. Content Detail

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    Veteran's Law Blog
  • Beware: Scams During Ice Storm Clean-Up

    Attorney General Scott Pruitt is urging Oklahomans to be wary of criminals streaming into communities targeting homes and businesses damaged by the recent winter weather. Read More

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    Oklahoma Attorney General
  • National Financial Goal Day & Change Machine Public Launch

    Everyone has a financial goal. What’s yours? On 10/15/15, The Financial Clinic will host the first Annual National Financial Goal Day, a celebration across America to launch financial goals! The celebration coincides with the public launch of Change Machine, and will feature events online and in-person. Content Detail

    By:
    Change Machine
  • Choosing a College - for Servicemembers and Veterans

    Servicemembers and Veterans have education benefits. Be sure to get the most out of it! 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. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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