Questions Answered by Frank A. Urbanic

Q: Okay so my husband was arrested on traffic and then was charged with poss of Contraband by inmate residue bag of meth??

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 8, 2019
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
Not enough info here to be able to competently answer this. He needs to get an attorney to help him. And even his attorney can’t predict the future.

Q: If my boyfriend is incarcerated filed for fast and speedy or dismissal over 2years ago but still nothing has been done

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
So he has new charges? If that’s the case he needs to hire an attorney and work to get a writ for him to appear in court.

Q: Is possession of a firearm afcf, considered violent?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018

Q: What can I do if the mother of my unborn grandchild is doing drugs?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 16, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
Report it to DHS and/or the police.

Q: Are DUI penalties worse if there are children in the car?

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Dec 6, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
Yes you can be charged with child endangerment. That’s a felony.

Q: What would be the typical bond for Exploitation of elderly or disabled adult and what to do if falsely accused

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Elder Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
That varies by county and by judge. If bail has not been set yet, then contact a bondsman in the area. They will likely have the best estimate on what it may be.

Q: If I had a deffered sentence and didnt finish paying my probation can I go back and get the felony expunged?1st offense

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Sep 10, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
You can't get the case dismissed until you pay everything off. You can't get the case expunged until you first get it dismissed then wait (probably five years for you). So, your clock doesn't start running until you get it dismissed.

Q: When did the interlock device law go into effect for the state of Oklahoma?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 14, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
The interlock has been a part of Oklahoma law for a while. There was a major change in the DUI law in 2011 that mandated extra interlock time. This may be what you're thinking of.

Q: I don't think the cop had a reason to pull me over before giving me a DUI. Will this help my case?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
The cop must be able to articulate a legal reason for stopping you. This is why your attorney should to thorough representation by getting the police report, video(s), and any other available evidence.

Q: Any hope for a better sentence?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 4, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
No way to tell what the chances of any of those things are. A good bookie in vegas probably wouldn't even be able to get you odds on that.

Q: stopped in 2017, 2 guns/ 26lbs weed. charge was 2 felonies at 7 years. 2018 current weight dropped the traffic charge

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 3, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
The other attorney's answer is correct. Talk to your attorney about this. You hired him to answer questions like this.

Q: How can two people be charged and convicted of poss. cds when upon searching vehicle drugs was found under pass.seat

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jul 3, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
The other attorney's answer is 100% correct--constructive possession is how this can happen. This occurs when you know the drugs are there and can control the disposition of them.

Q: What does "in presence of minor" mean when it comes to marijuana consumption? In same house, or in same room?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Jun 27, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
It doesn't matter anymore since State Question 780 went into effect in July 2017.

Q: How do you know if you have been pardoned from a felony? Husband has 2 , spent time in prison and got jury summon

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Oklahoma on
Answered on May 21, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
You apply for one and the governor grants it.

Q: I wonder if I need to check yes to a felony conviction or no to the same on job app.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 30, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
If you got a conviction then check yes. If not then check no.

Q: How do you get an ignition interlock for your car?

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 27, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
You go on the Oklahoma Board of Tests website and call the approved interlock companies. Set up an appointment with one. Go to the place where you set up the appointment, and they will install the interlock.

Q: After a expungement filing, who am I responsible for contacting versus the court?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for Oklahoma on
Answered on Apr 19, 2018
Frank A. Urbanic's answer
Are you filing an expungement, or is an attorney filing one for you? These are pretty confusing for someone not familiar with the law, so I highly suggest you hire an attorney for this.

Also, the expungment doesn't happen just because you file a petition. The expungment happens after the judge signs the order and the agencies expunge the records.

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