Yes, except in those counties where the DA's office does the supervision (there are not many of them anymore - because they can make the $40/month for doing nothing). In all other counties, a 991 fee (prosecution reimbursement fee) is a separate fee payable to the DA, and the entity...Read more »
I was researching some changing gun laws in my state. Upon doing so, I noticed the felony I was convicted of was changed to a “violent felony” six years after I plead to the crime. I’m wondering if I am now considered a violent felon or an
If you are looking at other laws that specify crimes that impact eligibility or prohibited conduct and you are trying to determine if you are eligible or prohibited from said conduct based on a prior conviction, most of the time it will not matter what the law was at the time of your conviction;...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 »
Want are the actual crimes here? The man and his wife obtained guardianship through the courts on a n unrelated but close family friends' newborn when she was arrested. The guardianship application, upon sworn oath, stated no family relationship.While she was incarcerated, he submitted an... Read more »
Sorry for your troubles in this matter. While sometimes our emotions do not always line up with the legal process you should context an attorney to assist you in this matter so they can help you coordinate through this trying time.
I went to jail for what I thought was a public intoxication. Was bonded out for that paid the bail went to court they said that no charges have been filed yet. I go back to check online to see if charge is it been filed a month later and yesterday they filed actual physical control of motor... Read more »
Many times when the police arrest someone for a crime they have an idea of what statutes or ordinances have been violated. Often times it guesswork because they haven’t done their full investigation, maybe they haven’t talked to some witnesses or followed up on some evidence. They will list...Read more »
I think we need a bit more information to give you some clear direction, but it sounds like you have violated a couple of probations and the state has filed a couple of Applications to Revoke perhaps? If that’s correct, and if you haven’t confessed the apps or conducted the application hearings...Read more »
Whenever they show an online entry that a subpoena is being “issued” it’s usually where one of the parties, the district attorneys office, the public defenders office or the private attorney for the defendant, is getting prepared to send subpoenas to witnesses for an upcoming hearing where...Read more »
The short answer, I’m afraid, is its bad news for everyone. He’s gonna have a warrant issued for Cedar to peer and you’re on the hook for the bond at least for the time being if you signed surety papers or some promise to cover the bond if he fails to appear. I would immediately try to locate...Read more »
A “misdemeanor review” is a return court date that is set by the judge after someone who has been charged with criminal misdemeanor has been placed on probation. The review date is the return date to come back to court and provide proof that all probationary obligations have been completed....Read more »
There are numerous different scenarios where giving a false name or holding one self out to be someone other than their true identity can subject an individual to criminal prosecution. From equipping your vehicle with lights trying to imitate law-enforcement or some other state official to giving a...Read more »
i was 15 when i got the charge and i am now 18. the requirement says, “They must comply with all federal and state laws, pass a criminal background check” would i fail the criminal background check or does that only apply to felonies?
If you have a personal criminal record it will show during any state or federal criminal background check. Look into a possibility of expunging it under the state law if legally applicable with a local licensed attorney.
my friend was pulled over an informed that she had a warrants for both trafficking illegal drugs and also this said charge (stat. listed above) but has not had any misdemeanor or felony charges as an adult. can this firearm charge still be used and applied if her time they are saying she was... Read more »
In many instances a Judge WILL entertain an application or motion for early termination of a deferred probation provided all probationary obligations have been satisfactorily completed and fines, costs, assessments and probation fees are paid in full. You simply have your attorney file the motion...Read more »
If you haven’t hired a private attorney for him then the Court will likely have inquired as to his financial situation. If he qualifies as indigent, or unable to pay for a private attorney, they would have appointed a public defender. That’s who you need to contact. His attorney.
Criminal “Possession” of something is not always as straightforward as one might think. When you are looking at Possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), or drug possession, it is not always the obvious situation where you are caught with the drug in your hand or pocket. It might be...Read more »
This is an incredibly common phenomenon in the criminal court system in Oklahoma and elsewhere. You bonded out …..somehow. It may not have come out of your pocket but it came out of someone’s pocket …your family, or a friend, or an acquaintance that was trying to help you. Now the judge is...Read more »
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