In Oklahoma, if you're facing criminal charges and cannot afford a lawyer, you have the right to request a public defender. At your next court appearance, let the judge know that you cannot afford an attorney and request to have one appointed for you. If you qualify financially, a public...View More
In Oklahoma, the eligibility for expungement of a criminal record is based primarily on the specifics of your case, the type of offense, and the time that has passed since the conclusion of the sentence or probation. The misconduct of your attorney, while a significant concern, does not...View More
I've searched public records to see if there is any kind of divorce decree or even a filing of a petition for either marriage licenses, and i am not seeing anything of the sort. This individual was never Common Law married. I read the public filing of both marriage licensing that was filed,... View More
Many times when someone is arrested for a DUI where there is a lengthy to delay before charges are approved and filed, it is usually the result of a blood test being sent off to the OSBI laboratory for testing. It is absolutely not uncommon for the lab to take six months, sometimes more, to return...View 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...View More
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... View 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...View More
You would need to look at your attorney/client agreement (or engagement letter) - More than likely you have agreed to payment. If the attorney did any work on your case then that is services in which they are due money. If you truly feel you have a case against this attorney then you have to...View More
He is 27, cooperative with the police officer but did refuse to blow. He was not given a field sobriety test as well. He got pulled over for a tail light out but it was after midnight and officer asked if he’d been drinking. Son admitted to drinking earlier in the evening.
It depends on the county. Some DA's and Judges are placing limitations on people and feel they can get away with it because it is still a Federal Offense. Without seeing the specific conditions of your bond, it is hard to tell. I would error on the side of not using. If you have to test...View More
It is a big chaotic circus right now with different counties implementing different rules relating to the medical marijuana issue and probation. It sounds like you haven’t waived your trial rights or been placed on probation yet which is good. Most judges appreciate when you’re upfront with...View More
I’m a Texas resident but was charged in Walters ok. Leaving the casino and immediately was pulled over and given a field sobriety test. Failed that and was arrested taken to police station... View More
Any attorney that guarantees you a certain result is lying because we don’t know until we rifle through the evidence and check your past. Also, occasionally, there are unreasonable DAs and/or judges or peculiar facts. If you were in Vegas I think the odds of you getting a deferred probation for...View More
It appears that an amended order was filed, likely setting or resetting certain hearings (possibly due to COVID-19 and the Oklahoma Supreme Court's administrative orders pertaining to cases currently scheduled through May 15). ORAS often is used in criminal cases to refer to the Ohio Risk...View More
You need to contact a seasoned criminal defense trial attorney as soon as possible. This is likely first-degree manslaughter (which carries a minimum of four years and up to life in prison). There are lots of factors that you have not included (wisely) in this question. They will ask for prison...View More
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