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A Texas licensed attorney can assist you with negotiating out of state debts (such as bad checks), however unless the attorney is actually licensed in the other states (Oklahoma and Arkansas), they cannot appear in court as your representative.
(there is a narrow exception allowing an attorney to petition to appear in another jurisdiction, but this is far too complex a process for a bad check case - it is used in very complex matters, most often when a large company wants their corporate counsel to represent them in another state).
It is not uncommon for attorneys to hold multiple bar licenses (so you may find a TX attorney that is licensed in one or both of these other states), but if all you need is a lawyer to contact these creditors and negotiate a settlement on your behalf, a TX attorney can do that for you.
You can find attorneys using the State and local Bar Association directories, or private directories such as www.AVVO.com; www.FindLaw.com; or www.Martindale.com (I personally find www.AVVO.com to be the most user friendly).
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