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  • Adult Name Change Forms

    Adult Name Change forms and instructions from the Oklahoma County Bar Association, Legal Aid and Pro Bono Committee Content Detail

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • CDC Eviction Moratorium

    The Centers for Disease Control order declares a national moratorium on certain residential evictions for nonpayment of rent, as well as other fees or charges. The moratorium became effective on September 4, 2020 and lasts through December 31, 2020. The moratorium applies only to tenants who meet certain requirements and provide a signed form declaration (on the previous page) to their landlords. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Custody of Abandoned Minors to Qualified Relative

    A new Oklahoma Statute (2020) allowing a new guardianship process when children have been abandoned. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Dealing with Identity Theft

    If your identity has been stolen, it is important that you protect yourself and your finances. This free program can help you create letters to Creditors, Debt Collectors, and the Credit Bureau when your identity has been stolen. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • FEMA Appeals

    You can use this site to appeal a denial by FEMA even if you are not able to consult a lawyer. After you respond to the questions in this interactive interview, the program will use your answers to create a letter to request your file and to appeal your FEMA denial. This interactive program does two things: (1) Creates a FEMA Appeal letter that applicants can use to dispute a FEMA decision, and (2) Creates a File Request letter that applicants can use to request their FEMA file Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • General Appearance and Waiver of Summons

    This form is used in what's commonly called an uncontested or waiver or default divorce action. Generally used for one spouse to respond to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage by entering an appearance, signing the Agreed Decree of Divorce and waiving all further notices from the court. CAREFULLY read and only sign this form on page 2 if you agree with all of the statements you are making and have signed the Agreed Decree of Divorce. CAREFULLY read and only sign page 4 IF you want to Waive the terms of the Automatic Temporary Injunction. You do NOT have to sign this form and give up any of your rights. PLEASE speak with a lawyer about the effect of signing both of these waivers of your rights. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Getting A Public Defender

    Public defenders are appointed in criminal cases for defendants who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. In some civil cases you can also ask a judge to appoint a public defender or appoint a lawyer to represent you. Content Detail

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Getting A Public Defender - In Criminal or Certain Civil Cases

    Public defenders are appointed in criminal cases for defendants who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. In some civil cases you can also ask a judge to appoint a public defender or appoint a lawyer to represent you. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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  • Getting Your Security Deposit Back

    This information provides a brief overview of what to do if your landlord won't give you your security deposit back when you move out. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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  • Guardianship of a Child (Minor)

    Information about guardianship of a child (minor) in Oklahoma. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Guardianship of a Minor - Prepare Court Forms

    This page links to the online program to prepare and print instructions and court forms for filing in Oklahoma for guardianship of a child. A list of information a potential guardian must have to fill out the online form is provided. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Guardianship of an Adult

    Discusses guardianship of an incapacitated adult in Oklahoma. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Guardian's Yearly Reports to the Court

    If a court made you a guardian, you have to file reports to tell the court and other people involved in your case about: How your ward is doing? Any changes in the ward’s life or financial situation? What you are doing for the ward? Sometimes the judge will Order a Report and Accounting to be filed more often or less often than one year. You can still use this program. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • How to Get Your Landlord to Make Repairs

    If you want your landlord to fix something, you must follow the rules set out in the law. If you fail to follow the rules carefully, you run the risk of being evicted for nonpayment of rent. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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  • Minimum Rent Hardship Exemption for HUD Housing

    If a family paying minimum rent in public housing requests a financial hardship exemption, the Public Housing Authority must suspend the minimum rent requirement beginning the month following the family's request for a hardship exemption. Learn about the request and print the form. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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