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In the Matter of the Termination of Parental Rights of Schultz  
Date: January 18, 2017
Citation: 2017 OK 5
Docket Number: 114452

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants Bruce Schultz and Jared Bruce mutually sought to vacate their adult adoption granted ten years prior. The issue in this case was whether the trial court lacked authority to vacate an adult adoption where both...

KNOX v. OKLAHOMA COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS
Date: January 17, 2017
Citation: 2017 OK 2
Docket Number: 115321
In the matter of Estate of Vose  
Date: January 17, 2017
Citation: 2017 OK 3
Docket Number: 115424

Justia Opinion Summary: The administrator of a decedent's estate appealed an interlocutory district court order compelling the administrator to file a federal estate tax return for the decedent's estate and elect portability of the Deceased Spo...

STATE ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION v. NACHIMSON
Date: January 17, 2017
Citation: 2017 OK 4
Docket Number: SCBD-6478
AMENDMENT TO RULES GOVERNING DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
Date: January 9, 2017
Citation: 2017 OK 1
Burns v. Cline  
Date: December 13, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 121
Docket Number: 114807

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this case presented for the Oklahoma Supreme Court's review centered on the constitutionality of SB 1848, passed by the Legislature and signed into law by the Governor on May 28, 2014. The effective date of the...

In the Matter of the Application of the Okla. Turnpike Authority  
Date: December 13, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 124
Docket Number: 115345

Justia Opinion Summary: The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (Authority) wanted to issue revenue bonds for use in the construction of certain turnpike projects. Pursuant to 69 O.S.2011, section 1718, the Authority filed an application with the Oklah...

DEAL v. BROOKS
Date: December 12, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 123
Docket Number: 113979
STATE ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION v. MCMILLEN
Date: December 12, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 122
Docket Number: SCBD-6469
Laubenstein v. BoDe Tower, LLC  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 118
Docket Number: 112105

Justia Opinion Summary: BoDe Tower was an Oklahoma limited liability company which owned a tract of land in the Gooseneck Bend area of Muskogee County. In 2009, BoDe Tower began the process of securing authorization from state and federal offic...

Oklahoma Assoc. of Broadcasters, Inc. v. City of Norman  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 119
Docket Number: 113973

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, a Norman restaurant's surveillance video captured an incident depicting Joe Mixon striking a woman. The Norman Police Department (Department) was called to the location, investigated, and obtained and reviewed t...

Multiple Injury Trust Fund v. Coburn  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 120
Docket Numbers: 115155, 115154, 115153, 115152

Justia Opinion Summary: The Workers' Compensation Court issued two orders in two proceedings in 2008 and two orders in two proceedings in 2009. These four orders in four different proceedings required the Multiple Injury Trust Fund (Fund) to ma...

Baggs v. Baggs  
Date: November 15, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 117
Docket Number: 111780

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner-appellant and wife, Jennifer Baggs filed for divorce from her firefighter husband, respondent-appellee, Steven Baggs. As part of the firefighter retirement plan, the husband was vested in what was known as a D...

CHRISTIAN v. LEE
Date: November 14, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 115
Docket Number: 114883
STATE ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION v. HIXSON
Date: November 14, 2016
Citation: 2016 OK 116
Docket Number: SCBD-6453
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