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Oklahoma Consumer Resources

Sooner State residents – if you are looking for resources in your area, this page can point you in the right direction. We have compiled a comprehensive list of state information links to help you on whatever search you may have – whether it’s over state agencies, legal resources, financial, or employment-related.

Below is a summary of what each link has to offer, as well as any necessary contact information.

STATE AGENCIES

Attorney General – Read headlines and press releases about Attorney General actions in your community. You can sign up on Oklahoma’s Do Not Call Registry, or subscribe to their social media networks. Complaint forms are available for consumers. You can also reach the office directly at (405) 521-3921.

Insurance Department – This department regulates insurance companies and providers to ensure they are offering affordable services and operating within Oklahoma law. Read about different insurance agents and industries. Read news and events or follow developments on their social media pages. The Consumer Assistance Division can be contacted at 1-800-522-0071.

LEGAL RESOURCES

Small Claims Court – If you’re looking to pursue a small claims court case in Oklahoma, our article will give you the pointers you need to get started. Read about court cost limits, appeal processes, and attorney requirements. Find out where you can sue. Discover special provisions in Oklahoma law.

Lemon Law - If your recently purchased vehicle isn’t working the way it should, you may have bought a lemon. Our article will give you insight on Oklahoma laws and how you can get out of your lemon. Learn about characteristics that qualify a car as a lemon. Get information on your legal options.

FINANCIAL

Office of State Finance – This division oversees financial institutions in Oklahoma to ensure that they are operating within Oklahoma law. You can read new articles. Get annual financial reports.

HEALTH CARE

Department of Health – Read about Oklahoma’s Health Care Information System Act on this webpage. You can get details on it, as well as statistics for health care around Oklahoma. Read about hospital discharge or answer a survey on cooperative hospital statuses.

Affordable Care Act – Learn more about Oklahoma’s Affordable Care Act from this website. This page outlines all of the characteristics and provisions in the Act. Find out who is eligible and what kind of coverage is provided.

SAFETY

Identity Theft – Learn about identity theft and how you can protect yourself through this website. This page will provide you a step by step process on how to keep your identity safe, and what to do if you find yourself a victim of identity theft. Contact information is available.

EMPLOYMENT

Oklahoma Jobs – Start your job hunt here. Conduct a general search, or find jobs in specific fields. Employers can visit links that pertain to programs offered for them. Retirement options are also available.

Contact Oklahoma State & Local Consumer Agencies

State and local consumer protection offices mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate a variety of professionals, promote strong consumer protection legislation, provide educational materials and advocate in the consumer interest. To save time, call the office before sending in a written complaint. Ask if the office handles the type of complaint you have, and if complaint forms are provided.

State Offices
Charles Jones, Administrator
Department of Consumer Credit
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-3653
Fax: 405-521-6740

Anna Henderson, Consumer Representative
Office of Attorney General
Consumer Protection Unit
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-2029 (consumer hotline)
Fax: 405-528-1867

State Banking Regulators

The officials listed below regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check the listing of Selected Federal Agencies.

Mick Thompson
Bank Commissioner
4545 North Lincoln Blvd.
Suite 164
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-2782
Fax: 405-525-9701
Web site: www.state.ok.us

State Insurance Regulators

Each state has its own laws and regulations for all types of insurance, including car, homeowner and health insurance. The officials listed below enforce these laws. Many of these offices can provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.

John Crawford
Insurance Commissioner
3814 North Santa Fe
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-521-2686
405-521-2828 (Oklahoma City area)
Toll free in OK: 1-800-522-0071
Fax: 405-521-6652
Web site: www.oid.state.ok.us

Sources include the Consumer's Resource Handbook, U.S. General Services Administration. We welcome updates and corrections. Please address the Webmaster.