Need your car back? Not so fast.

A quick search of the internet will lead the casual observer to believe that filing a bankruptcy petition under Chapter 13 will guarantee them the return of their recently repossessed motor vehicle.  Unfortunately, the devil is in the details.  The Tenth Circuit (which encompasses Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming) has held the position since 2017 that an auto…

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Can I really wipe out student loans with National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT)?

A recent media firestorm has been reporting that up to $5 billion in student loans with National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT) could be wiped out.  Unfortunately, the media (as usual) has sensationalized their reporting and not done a very accurate job of explaining the situation involving NCSLT. Most of the time when student loans are discharged, it is part…

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Parenting Time

Oklahoma family courts make custody decisions based on the child’s best interests. Oklahoma courts favor joint custody.   Most cases allow both parents to have some form of possession of or access to their child. “Parenting time” is the term used for the agreement or court order that defines how much time each parent spends with their child and how involved each parent is…

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