Kyle Persaud

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As an old saying goes, “He who acts as his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” However, in many legal proceedings, people attempt to represent themselves. Many represent themselves because they do not believe they can afford a lawyer. Others represent themselves because they are so egotistical they think they can handle their own case better than any lawyer. If you have a pending legal case, you may be asking yourself: Can I…
Expungement is the process where you can have your criminal records sealed, and they will be inaccessible to the general public. In Oklahoma, you may have your criminal records expunged under certain conditions. If your criminal records have been expunged, anything in the record will be deemed never to have happened. If anyone asks you about anything in the records, you will be allowed to say, that nothing in the records ever occurred, and that…
In last week’s blog post, we discussed what happens to a motor vehicle when the vehicle owner dies. Here, we will discuss what happens to a home, when the homeowner dies. You have a relative who owned a home, and your relative is deceased. You may be asking: Who owns the home now? How do I sell the home? First, find the original deed (or document) that originally transferred the home to your deceased relative.…
This is the first post in a two-part series. In this post, we will discuss how to transfer a motor vehicle, after the vehicle owner has died. In next week’s post, we will discuss how to transfer a home out of a deceased person’s name, after the homeowner has died. When a vehicle owner has died, the first question to ask is: Did the vehicle owner have a will? If the vehicle owner died intestate…
This is the first post in a two-part series. In this post, we will discuss how to transfer a motor vehicle, after the vehicle owner has died. In next week’s post, we will discuss how to transfer a home out of a deceased person’s name, after the homeowner has died. When a vehicle owner has died, the first question to ask is: Did the vehicle owner have a will? If the vehicle owner died intestate…
In an Oklahoma custody case, can a child decide who he wants to live with? Oklahoma law says that, if the child is old enough to form an intelligent preference, the court “shall consider” the child’s preference in deciding custody or visitation. The statute also says that if a child is twelve or older, there is a “rebuttable presumption” the child is old enough to form an intelligent preference. See the full text of this…
The only certainty about going to court, is uncertainty. If you go to court, you will never have a 100% chance of winning. Ever. Here’s why: To have a 100% chance of winning, two circumstances would have to occur: 1. One party would have to be 100% right; 2. The judge would have to be 100% perfect and infallible. The first of these circumstances, a party who is 100% right, is extremely rare, perhaps non-existent.…
What happens if you lose your green card? Or, what if you need a new green card? Or what if your green card has expired? If you’re a lawful or conditional permanent resident of the U.S., and you have lost your green card, don’t worry. Just because your green card has been lost stolen, or destroyed, doesn’t mean you will be deported. You can obtain a new green card by filling out Form I-90 with…