Were found. I was told I sold to a c I. No charges have been filed they want me to do a controlled by but for the safety of my family im not gonna do that. What do I need to do im in Oklahoma. Someone plz help
It’s a very bad idea to discuss such a situation on a public forum such as this. Clearly someone who had been arrested and was in serious trouble was asked to assist law-enforcement with locating other criminal activity in order to save his/ her own skin. This is a very very dangerous situation....Read more »
There are a number of ways to have a motion or application to revoke or accelerate a probation filed against you in a criminal case. The worst type of violations are if you get arrested for a felony or a misdemeanor crime. These situations will almost always result in a much more severe consequence...Read more »
Any change of venue based on alleged or perceived bias or unfairness associated with a judge, district attorney or law enforcement probably should’ve taken place well before trial, sentencing or disposition of the case. At this juncture, your best bet is simply to contact an attorney who...Read more »
I have had no criminal record until recently and im being charged with larceny of merchandise from retailer in the amount of $19.97. I switched a clearance sticker on 2 items. And Resisting an officer by jerking away after he startled me upon reentering the room angrily as where when he left he... Read more »
If you have had no previous criminal arrests or convictions then a misdemeanor arrest for crimes such as these are routinely handled with the end result being a dismissal after a period of probation (Assuming you’re guilty or your attorney can’t get the case dismissed).
He was not offered bond at arraignment and was given a court date for 1 month out. Are they going to send him to prison? Will they give him an opportunity to make this right and let him out on a suspended?
I’m in a panic. He takes care of us, is the only one that works and pays the bills... Read more »
Without having all the facts related to the criminal case, it’s going to be very difficult to give you any educated guess as to how the case will end up. The more serious situation where someone headed for probation could likely lose that opportunity is where they get arrested for a NEW crime....Read more »
You should contact a seasoned criminal defense attorney to discuss the facts of your case as most of us will get free consultations over the phone or in person. The statute you have recited refers to merely drug “possession.” Possession of all drugs in Oklahoma is a misdemeanor (provided it...Read more »
First of all you should immediately contact a seasoned criminal defense attorney who specializes in drug cases. We don’t have information as to the initial contact, while you were pulled over. We would need information related to their reasons for conducting a search as well. Essentially though,...Read more »
Hi, I was wondering if my 14 year old sister could go up to the stand and make a statement. She wants to clarify the situation since our parent(s) are completely over-dramatizing the situation (according to her) .... She feels as if it's our parents are against the defendant (19) and she... Read more »
As a general rule age is usually not a bar two ones ability to testify as a witness in a courtroom as long as they have the capacity to testify truthfully and their testimony could assist the trier of fact (Jury or Judge). However, the attorneys on each side could have something to say about it. I...Read more »
As you are aware, as a convicted felon (or an adjudicated delinquent) you are not allowed to have any firearms in your house, in your car, or on your person. They’re going to use what’s for referred to as a reasonable person standard in most cases.
Very interesting set of facts. We would need a few additional facts in order to give you the best answer possible. Why were the police at your apartment? Did they have consent to enter or did they have a warrant? Was your friend living there or simply visiting? What exactly did she tell the police...Read more »
This is a dangerous animal case. My neighbors dog charged under a fence and attacked my dog Can they legally bring the dangerous animal near me/my home? This happens so often that i missed the first court date because i was afraid leave my home to check the mail. What is considered witness... Read more »
In most instances victims of crime or witnesses who report crimes do not need an attorney. As a victim, assuming that’s the situation, you have an attorney already through the government, whether it’s a city prosecutor, an assistant district attorney, or a Assistant US attorney. But, It...Read more »
We don’t have enough information to give you an accurate answer. Title 21 of the Oklahoma statutes, section 51.1 is where you want to check. Your answer depends on how recent your prior felony convictions are and how many you have, and the date your last felony (ies) were completed.
I found a phone and wallet at a grocery store 30mins before close. I took it, and tried to find this person. From her DL, I looked her up on FB, and contacted like 3 family/friends (based on last name). I drove to the address on DL, but it was an apartment complex and DL didn't have apt... Read more »
Your sory has the appearance of being reasonable, however you need to consult a criminal defense attorney, present him/ her with the proof that you have described and get an opinion as to whether or not it might hold water in a court of law (or help in a plea negotiation with the state). What might...Read more »
Cases are dismissed for a variety of reasons. It doesn’t always mean that someone is innocent, but I don’t know your story. Many times cases are dismissed in a plea negotiation after a period of probation. Sometimes when a case is dismissed there are costs or monies that are still owed. If they...Read more »
In your factual statement you didn’t recite whether they had a warrant or not. There are lots of factors that go into suppressing an illegal search and seizure. You need to immediately contact and or retain a criminal defense attorney who can go over the facts carefully and make a decision on...Read more »
A buddy has a arrest warrant out for him and just wondering if they could go into his house to arrest him even if he doesn't answer the door and they don't know if he is there. This has nothing to do with a search warrant and don't involve me. I just curious if police can kick your... Read more »
You need to consult a seasoned criminal defense attorney for a more educated answer based on the specific circumstances involved in your case. However, as a general rule, if the police have a search warrant they will come to your house and knock and announce their presence. If they receive no...Read more »
You need to consult a civil or criminal defense attorney with expertise in this area and have them review the Oklahoma statutes related to service of process. As a general rule though, subpoenas are commonly served in person by a licensed process server or a law enforcement official or by mailing...Read more »
The freedom to use one’s medical marijuana cards to ingest medical marijuana while someone is on any type of criminal probation in the city or County courthouses throughout the state of Oklahoma is a confusing mess.
Well many probation officers and Judges DO allow the use of medical...Read more »
I served a 3 yr. deferred sentence. Just wondering if once they dismiss the case I get my firearms rights back or if I have to wait till I can get the whole thing expunged. Is there a process in Oklahoma you have to follow?
A deferred probation means you’re not allowed to possess, in any manner (your car, your home, your pocket) any firearms. Once your deferred probation is concluded and the case is dismissed, as long as you’re not a convicted felon from some other episode in your life, you should be able to...Read more »
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