Practice Areas


Business – Corporate Law

Business Law is a broad area of law. It covers anything that has to do with the creation, management, transfer or the conclusion of businesses. Below are commonly encountered issues that business owners should be aware of in order to properly protect and manage their business. Choosing a Business Type If you have a business, […]

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Real Estate Law

The attorneys at Ritchie, Rock McBride & Atwood have extensive experience in real estate transaction law a real estate litigation. The firm’s attorneys have been involved in hundreds of private real estate transactions involving the sale, lease, and development of real estate. The firm’s experience base includes the drafting and negotiation of sale and lease […]

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Eminent Domain – Condemnation Law

The Basic Principles Private property rights are fundamental principles to our governmental structure of government of the people by the people and for the people. When the Framers of the United States Constitution put ink to paper private property rights were one of their paramount concerns. Eminent domain, also known as condemnation, refers to the […]

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Property Line Disputes

Disputes over the location of property lines and fence lines arise frequently. Our firm has dealt with a huge variety of these matters. To name a few; driveways that encroach over a property line, houses that actually encroach across a property line, trees overhanging a neighbor’s property that have caused damage, and the most common […]

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Construction Defect Disputes

Claims and disputes arise frequently in the context of construction projects. For over 25 years the Ritchie, Rock, McBride & Atwood attorneys have been involved in representing both clients and contractors in construction-related claims and disputes. The process of construction, renovation and remodel projects of residential and commercial properties is a complex process involving a […]

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Wills – Trusts – Estates

General Overview The subject of wills, trusts, and estates all involve the planning and execution of the transfer and management concerning assets of a person who has passed away to the remaining family and other beneficiaries of that deceased person. A will is a written document executed by a person who sets out the person’s […]

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Guardianship – Grandparent Rights

Guardianship matters are often complex legal matters that become more complex when there are disagreements over who should serve as the guardian. A judge will determine what is in the best interest of the individual who may need a guardianship to protect and take care of them self. Having experienced attorneys who understand the Oklahoma […]

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Divorce – Custody – Child Support

Family Law consists primarily of legal issues involving Divorce, Child Custody, and Child Support. Below is some information about common issues that are encountered in family law cases. Divorce A divorce must be filed in either the county in which the petitioner has resided for the 30 days immediately preceding the filing of the divorce […]

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Criminal Defense

Criminal Law involves a wide variety of crimes from a misdemeanor traffic violation to a felony. If you have been charged with a crime, you need to know your rights and the process of the criminal court system. Whether you are wrongfully being charged with a crime that you did not commit, being charged under […]

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DUI – DWI Defense

Driving Under the Influence (DUI), is a charge that should be handled differently than most other criminal charges. The reason it should be handled differently is it affects both your criminal record and your driver’s license. DUIs are handled both the judicial system and through the Department of Public Safety separately. Implied Consent Laws In […]

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