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The Phases of Litigation: Part 1 – Filing the Lawsuit and Responding

by Patrick Lane on May 24, 2018

At the beginning of 2018, BML attorney, Patrick Lane, began a blog series to clarify the litigation process. The first blog, Four Phases of Litigation, gave a broad overview of what to expect.


This, the second blog in the series, is designed to drill a little deeper into each phase of litigation.

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Contempt of Court in Oklahoma

by Gregory Blackwell on January 16, 2018

What is contempt of court? Unfortunately, the most accurate answer is the one lawyers often give, which clients are loathe to hear: it depends. There are actually several types of contempt of court, each with drastically different purposes and procedures under Oklahoma law.'

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Original Actions in the Oklahoma Supreme Court

by Gregory Blackwell on November 21, 2017

Most attorneys in Oklahoma are aware that the Oklahoma Supreme Court is where an aggrieved party must go to appeal an adverse judgment of the district court in a civil case.

Unfortunately, only a subset of attorneys seem to be aware that they may also make a claim directly to the Oklahoma Supreme Court in certain cases.

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