Q: What are the steps that need to be taken when someone has used my name for 5 court cases? 2 of them have warrants
The two with arrest warrents were issued from animal welfare.
You need to contact a criminal defense, attorney, as soon as possible, supply them with all of the pertinent facts, locations, jurisdictions, copies of citations, etc…and they will guide you.
In some instances, the police who pull someone over in a traffic stop will have on their body camera which will capture the image of the individual. Cooperative prosecutors and assistant district attorney‘s, provided they are willing to take the time out of their busy day and look for this video evidence, can many times immediately verify the identity of the individual who was came into contact with law-enforcement and received the citations. If it’s truly not you it’s an easy fix, It’s a form of an ID hearing when someone challenges a ticket saying, “It wasn’t me!.” Best of luck!
David A. Cincotta agrees with this answer
You should contact an attorney. However, I also am providing a link to a OSBI's website, which contains some helpful information. If the person who has used your name has been fingerprinted, OSBI can verify that your fingerprints are not the same as the individual who used your name. Upon verification, they will provide you something in writing and enter something in their system regarding this, which should help in the future should you get pulled over and the officer believes you are the same person.
Click (or copy and paste) the following link (also, call OSBI before appearing to have your fingerprints taken, since the procedures for doing such may have been updated since this was posted): https://osbi.ok.gov/content/someone-has-used-my-name-date-birth-etc-how-do-i-get-my-information-hisher-record
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