July 11, 2020- Here is a quick update on what we are working on here at Garrett Law Group.

RECENT U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
-Sharp v. Murphy, 591 U.S. ___ (2020)
-Decided July 9, 2020
-For the purposes of the Major Crimes Act, the reservations were never disestablished and remain Native American county
RECENT U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
-McGirt v. Oklahoma, 591 U.S. ___ (2020)
-Decided July 9, 2020
-Much of the Eastern portion of Oklahoma remains Native American lands
WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
-If tribal member has a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood card (CBID)
-AND charged with a crime in the Major Crimes Act
-AND crime occurred on Indian land that has not been disestablished
MUST be prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s office
-Eligible for Post-Conviction Relief
-One year Statute of Limitations
-Must file by July 9, 2021
Our fee is $1,500 to begin this process
Criminal Defense
-Municipal/misdemeanor/felony/warrants in these counties
-Canadian
-Tulsa
-Delaware
-Creek
-Rogers
-Oklahoma
-Grady
-Okfuskee
-Washington
-McClain
-Okmulgee
-Wagoner
Expungements
-For these offenses:
-DUI
-Drug possession
-Assault and Battery
-In these counties:
-Canadian
-Tulsa
-Oklahoma
Family Law
-Custody agreement
-Visitation rights
-Divorce
-Adoption
-In these counties:
-Washington, Tulsa, LeFlore, Kay, Oklahoma, Osage
Employment Law
-Wrongful termination
-Pay issue
-Hostile work environment
-Discrimination as defined by Title VII of the EEOC (Race, Color, Religion, Sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), National Origin, Disability, Genetic Information, Retaliation)
-Employee write up
-In these counties
-Tulsa, Oklahoma, Osage
Immigration
-Visa renewal
-DACA renewals
-U-Visa
-In these counties:
-Tulsa, Oklahoma, Muskogee
Bed Bugs
-Actionable claims
-New move-ins where bedbugs previously existed
-Facility failure to properly treat
-Significant scarring
-Occupant vacates upon evidence of infestation
Auto Accidents
-Rear-ended
-Auto passenger
-Soft tissue injury
-Parking lot
-Bus passenger
-Head-on collision
-T-Boned
-Side-swiped
-Pulled out in front of
Auto Accidents
-In these Oklahoma Counties
-Tulsa, Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Rogers
-In these Arkansas Counties
-Washington, Polaski, Benton, Faulkner
Social Security Disability
-Back pain
-Stroke
-Obesity
-PTSD
-In these counties:
-Tulsa, Canadian, Oklahoma, Washington
WORKERS COMPENSATION
-Workplace shooting (robbery)
-Fell off of a ladder
-Broken foot
-Detached finger
Wills/Trusts/Estates
-Living Will
-Life Insurance Trust
-Probate of Estate
-In these counties:
-Tulsa, Oklahoma, Cleveland, Canadian, Rogers
LANDLORD LITIGATION
-Tenant eviction
-Building purchase

If we can help you with these matters or anything else, call or text us at 404-494-0002 (OKC) or 918-947-9494 (Tulsa).

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