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Lee|Coats Law creates free legal resource for Oklahoma Open Meeting and Open Records Act

Lee|Coats Law creates free legal resource for Oklahoma Open Meeting and Open Records Act

Lee|Coats Law, PLC is proud to announce that we have created a free legal resource for Oklahomans. Our firm has a long history of supporting open and transparent government. We have filed numerous lawsuits against local governments for violating the Oklahoma Open Records Act and for violating the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. One thing we’ve […]

Why I am voting yes on State Question 805 by Attorney Josh Lee

Why I am voting yes on State Question 805. By Attorney Josh Lee Acknowledgment of bias: I am a defense attorney. Representing the citizen accused of a crime from the all powerful government is my passion as well as my livelihood. I am part conservative and part libertarian. Unlike most conservatives and most liberals I […]

How to access a loved ones bank account after death

We sometimes see situations where a person passes away without having designated a “payable on death” or “transfer on death” beneficiary on their bank account. If you need to access a loved ones bank account after death, you may be able to. If the account contains less than $50,000.00, it is possible for the bank […]

Why we found it necessary to sue the City of Vinita and its Mayor

“To forbid people from being on public streets as a preventative measure rings of a totalitarian police state operated for the efficiency of the government and not in the interest of a free people. All citizens are justly concerned about crime. But, that concern must take rational expression and not become a mindless fear that […]

Updated 3/27 – Oklahoma Businesses: So who is essential or critical anyways?

UPDATED 3/27 – What businesses are considered “essential” or “critical” in Oklahoma? This is a very hot topic now in Oklahoma after Governor Stitt issued an order stating the following: “Effective at 11:59 p.m. on March 25, 2020, all businesses not identified as within a critical infrastructure sector as defined by the U.S. Department of […]

Free “Wills for Heroes Event” at Lee|Coats Law

Free “Wills for Heroes” event is Coming to the Jack and Dolores Lee Community Room at Lee|Coats Law. The Oklahoma Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division will be hosting a free event where our American Heroes can get a free will. This is a great opportunity for our heroes to get free legal assistance setting up […]

Free Oklahoma Duplicate Car Registration

Under new Oklahoma law, Oklahomans are required to carry their annual certificates of registration in their cars at all times. This is issued at the time of initial registration and annually when the vehicle registration is renewed. If you have misplaced your registration, officials with the Oklahoma Tax Commission stated that individuals can go to […]