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Timothy J. Pickens

Timothy J. Pickens

Family Law, Guardian Ad Litem, Adoption, Estate Planning, Probate, Criminal Law
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law...
  • Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Oklahoma
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Summary

My law firm offers the quality legal representation you need in order to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your case. I work hard to develop a strong and personal relationship with you on a one-on-one basis. I will give you the attention you deserve in order to fully understand your unique legal situation. I am able to provide the skill and experience necessary to help protect your rights, promote your vital interests, and work to get the results you need to help you rebuild your life. I work hard to provide our clients with good judgment and affordable legal services.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Native American Law
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Adoption
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Complimentary 30-60 minute initial case review.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Specific conditions must be present in order to qualify.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Oklahoma
Cherokee Tribal Court
Osage Nation Tribal Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Public Defender
Muscogee Creek National
Current
Contract Attorney
Osage Nation Bar Association
Current
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Timothy J. Pickens Law Office, PLLC.
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FAMILY LAW: contested and agreed divorce, child custody, guardianship, general family law advocacy, DHS defense, child support, back child support, adoption referrals, simple trusts, wills, contracts, contract disputes, advanced directives, DNR counseling, power of attorney agreements. NURSE DEFENSE (troubles with the board of nursing?) CRIMINAL LAW
REGISTERED NURSE
NURSING
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I AM A EMERGENCY ROOM & CRITICAL CARE REGISTERED NURSE, PRACTICING IN VARIED SETTINGS AND LOCATIONS.
Volunteer Mediator
Early Settlement
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Volunteer Mediation Services
Tulsa Chamber of Commerce
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New Member
Education
University of Tulsa College of Law
J.D. / LAW (2005)
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Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Society
Activities: Law & Medicine Society President
University of Oklahoma
M.S. / Nursing Administration (1996)
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Oral Roberts University
BSN / Registered Nursing (1987)
Professional Associations
Osage County Bar Association
Secretary & Treasurer
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Tulsa County Bar Association
PROFESSIONALISM COMMITTEE MEMBER
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TULSA BAR ASSOCIATION
ESTATE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBER
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Tulsa County Bar Association
PROFESSIONALISM COMMITTEE MEMBER
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Oklahoma Bar Association
YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION MEMBER
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American Bar Association
FAMILY LAW SECTION MEMBER
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American Bar Association
YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION MEMBER
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American Bar Association
FAMILY LAW DIVISION MEMBER
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Oklahoma Bar Association
YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION MEMBER
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Tulsa County Bar Association
FAMILY LAW SECTION MEMBER
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Tulsa County Bar Association
ESTATE PLANNING SECTION MEMBER
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Phi Delta Phi
MEMBER
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Composite Letter of Professionalism
The Tulsa Lawyer
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, & Basic Life Support
American Heart Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Blog
Blog
Legal Answers
50 Questions Answered

Q. Husband is CEO w/1 partner. He owns 40%. Upon his death he wants to distribute 20% to a daughter and step-daughter,
A: Yes, if the funds are available when he dies. Contact your local Attorney to discuss the issues. TJP
Q. Is it legal for my ex husband to file custody without serving me papers?
A: You have a good argument. However, you need to contact a local Family Law Attorney to review the issue of "Notice". TJP
Q. After an arrest & u go court receive your charges and a bond is set,Can the court say they have more charges
A: The DA can amend the petition. Call a local Oklahoma Attorney to help address your questions. TJP
Q. Does a child support check need to come from a bank account with the payor's name on it or can a girlfriend pay it?
A: Anyone can pay. But, whoever pays better clearly print on the check that the payment is specically for ChildSupport and print the name of who owes the ChildSupport. Contact a local Oklahoma Attorney to assist you further. TJP
Q. Me and my ex have been legally separated for 4 years. He filed the divorce and his attorney is not repenting him becaue
A: You should get your own Oklahoma Family Law attorney and finish out the divorce. You should get the final decree drafted to your desires and have your husband served with the final decree along with a date for presentment, so that he can attend or not. If he fails to attend and you can show good service on him then a default decree is a likely outcome. TJP
Q. In oklahoma, how long does a judge have to make a decision when the case is under advisement?
A: A reasonable amount of time based on the complexity of the case...
Q. How do I gain custody of my 15 year old brother when I'm 19?
A: Tough situation. You will definitely need to be able to show the court that you can provide food, shelter... for your newborn and your autistic younger brother. You should find a local Oklahoma Attorney to help you with the guardianship. TJP
Q. Can visitation be denied due to a FTA warrant on a felony DUI case being issued?
A: The unfortunate truth is probably, yes. However, you will need to discuss the particular set of facts surrounding your case with your Oklahoma Family Law Attorney. TJP
Q. Where do I go to get a Answer form as a written response in the dissolution of marriage papers i received?
A: You will likely have little success finding a response form to answer any petition or set of interrogatories at any courthouse. Your best bet is to secure the assistance of a local Oklahoma Family Law Attorney as soon as possible. Answering within the 20 day time period is very important! TJP
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