Tulsa Attorney Blog 24 Posts Tagged 'protective orders'


  • Does a Protective Order Take My Gun Rights Away In Oklahoma?

    Tulsa Attorney James Wirth explains how a protective order can take away your gun rights. If that protective order is granted, your Second Amendment rights are gone at that moment that that protective order is served upon you. The sheriff will probably take those guns out of your household, or you’ll have to give those to a third party because it will be illegal for you to possess them while the protective order is in place, and that’s under federal law.

  • Oklahoma Protective Order Can Affect Custody Rights.

    Can you do something if your custody is being denied due to your protective order? Tulsa attorney James Wirth explains this divisive topic in-depth. So what can you do if your kids has been put on a protective order against you, and because of that protective order is in place, you can’t have your visitation or custody rights? Well, that depends on a few things….

  • The Shocking Truth On How Long an Oklahoma P.O Can Last

    Can an Oklahoma P.O Haunt You For Life? Tulsa attorney James Wirth explains how a protective order in the state of Oklahoma can have a crippling effect on you. A protective order act went in place in 1982. From that point to 1999, a protective order could be continuous or lifetime. And from that time frame, people got into the habit of calling it a permanent protective order because it was in place essentially forever.. but the law has since changed..

  • If Issued an Oklahoma P.O It Is CRUCIAL to Hire an Attorney.

    Have you ever wondered if you should hire an Attorney to defend you against a protective order in Oklahoma? Tulsa attorney James Wirth says if someone files a protective order against you, it is quite necessary to hire an attorney. The reason is that these are very serious things and could have a major effect on you.

  • A Surprising Thing Most Don’t Know About Mutual Oklahoma Protective Orders

    Are there mutual protective orders in Oklahoma? What is a mutual Oklahoma protective order? Tulsa attorney has the answer to both of these major concerns affecting those in the state of Oklahoma. Just because one party makes a good case for a protective order and the judge maybe thinks it should be mutual, they can’t do it mutual on that basis. Each party must separately make their case and then there’s two separate protective orders, just pointing different directions. In Oklahoma, there are no mutual protective orders, but each party can get a protective order against the other if they prove their case individually.

  • Can A Domestic Proceeding Affect an Oklahoma Protective Order?

    How does it work when a protective order is filed and there’s also another domestic proceeding, like a divorce or legal separation or a paternity case? I’m Tulsa attorney, James Wirth, I’m about to explore that topic.
    If there’s a divorce that’s pending or a legal separation case that’s pending or a custody case, any kind of domestic case, guardianship even or adoption, if those are pending already in the court, then most of the time if somebody tries to file a protective order and the parties are the same parties, that it will be filed as a separate case, but they’ll be consolidated and they’ll be set before the judge that has the regular domestic case rather than the judge that might’ve otherwise handled the protective order case.

  • If Someone Files A Bogus Oklahoma Protective Order Against Me, Can I Have Them Pay My Attorney Fees?

    If someone files a bogus protective order against you, can you get them to pay your attorney’s fees that you used to defend it? I’m Tulsa attorney James Wirth, and I’m about to answer that question. If someone files a protective order against you and it’s bogus, it’s got a bunch of lies in it, ultimately goes to a hearing and that is dismissed, but you’re out all this money paying an attorney to defend you on these claims. So can you get the plaintiff, the petitioner in the case, ordered to pay your attorney’s fees? Well, it depends..

  • Restraining Order vs. a Protective Order in Oklahoma

    What’s the difference between a restraining order and a protective order in Oklahoma? I’m Tulsa attorney James Wirth, and I’m about to answer that question. First off, What’s a protective order in Oklahoma? Protective order started in Oklahoma in 1982 and it allows for a different type of enforcement of a court order. If a protective order is violated, it is a crime.

  • Do You Have To Pay A Filing Fee Or Court Charge To Get A Protective Order In Oklahoma?

    Do you have to pay a filing fee or court cost, to get a protective order in Oklahoma? I’m Oklahoma attorney James Wirth, and I’m about to discuss that issue. Okay, do you have to pay a filing fee to file a petition for a protective issue in Oklahoma? No.

  • Do You Have To File A Police Report To Get A Protective Order In Oklahoma?

    Do you have to file a police report in order to get a protective order in Oklahoma? I’m Tulsa attorney, James Wirth. I’m about to answer that question. Do you have to get a police report and make a report in order to get a protective order in Oklahoma? Well, it depends. It depends on the basis upon which you’re requesting the protective order be granted. Under most circumstances, you do not.


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