Shawnee, OK asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Native American Law for Oklahoma

Q: Can someone be arrested for trespassing if he lives in our deceased mother's house?

Shawnee police officer entered my brother's residence while he was asleep on the couch and woke him up. They said that someone reported an a/b taking place in his yard. They asked him to come outside then arrested him for public intoxication and trespassing. He was told that he couldn't reside at the residence since the property is still in our mother's name and because she was deceased.

1 Lawyer Answer
Keegan Kelley Harroz
Keegan Kelley Harroz
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If the facts are exactly as you have prevented them, the police are wrong. Your brother needs to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight these charges.

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