A case can potentially be dismissed due to a significant typographical error or inconsistency in an affidavit, particularly if it impacts the accuracy and credibility of the allegations. If the affidavit contains a date that hadn't occurred yet at the time of the alleged crime and the person...View More
I work for the Oklahoma City Housing Authority. This is in reference to senior building, single family homes and apartment complexes. We have many individuals who have been trespassed for various infractions of building rules, violations of the lease agreement and violations of the law i.e.... View More
In Oklahoma, if a person has been officially trespassed from a property and then re-enters the property, they can be detained or arrested for trespassing, regardless of whether a resident has allowed them as a guest. This is because the initial trespass notice overrides a tenant’s permission for...View More
Oklahoma inmate was attempting to address violations of constitutional rights through grievance procedure to exhaustion administrative remedies , prison staff blocked him from proper exhaustion of administrative remedies until he discharged. Inmate discharge before statute of limitations expired on... View More
In Oklahoma, as in other states, prisoners are generally required to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a lawsuit for violations of constitutional rights. This means they need to follow the prison's grievance process to its conclusion. However, there are exceptions to this rule....View More
He’s been in prison for 38 years. his case was supposed to be commuted due to laws in early 80’s. Commutation Attorneys aren’t helping him. I am his wife. I truly believe he is unjustly still incarcerated.
If your husband's case was supposed to be commuted and it hasn't been, it's important to take immediate action. Commutation of a sentence typically requires a formal process, often involving a review by a parole or pardon board and, ultimately, a decision by the governor....View More
The laws regarding using chalk on public streets for artistic purposes can vary depending on the locality. In general, many places consider chalk art as a temporary, non-destructive form of expression, often likened to free speech under the First Amendment.
The general rule is that police cannot enter your home without a warrant if you have denied them permission. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. If the police have probable cause to believe a crime is being committed or there is an immediate threat to someone's safety, they may...View More
In Oklahoma, the general rule is that the police cannot enter your home without a warrant unless there are specific circumstances that allow for warrantless entry. If you expressly tell them they cannot enter and you do not consent, they typically need a warrant based on probable cause or an...View More
Got a ticket. Pleaded not guilty. Went to court, officer did not show up. Prosecution asked Jude to dismiss my charge. Just granted. Now city is reopening case because officer stated he was on a priority call at the court time.
If a neighbor complains and calls the Mayor's Hotline, the City investigates and then makes a determination within a 2 wk. timeframe. It seems the wrong vehicle was towed. There wasn't an actual ticket, but the tow paperwork listed a different address and incorrect vehicle info. Further,... View More
To successfully bring a lawsuit based on double jeopardy in Oklahoma, it's important to understand the legal framework and requirements. Double jeopardy protection in the U.S. Constitution prohibits a person from being prosecuted or punished twice for the same offense. If you believe you are...View More
In Oklahoma, if you believe you've faced double jeopardy (being tried or punished twice for the same offense), you should gather all related documents and court records. Consult with an attorney experienced in constitutional law. Before suing a government entity, a notice of claim might be...View More
Old people in America have certain Constitutional protections such as the right not to be discriminated against in job seeking, so agencies exist in every State for such purposes. But to insist on potential clients divulging "disabilities" that might not exist or might have in fact been... View More
Requiring job seekers to disclose disabilities they may have had when younger could potentially raise concerns under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other anti-discrimination laws. The ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability, and it includes provisions related to both current...View More
There's an officer that has pulled me over numerous times without legitimate reason and twice recently has searched my vehicle to the extreme of actually taking parts of it apart. He is stopping ppl and questioning them about me and he is talking to ppl about what he thinks I'm doing. He... View More
Police harassment can be difficult to define precisely, as it can take many different forms and be based on a variety of factors. Generally speaking, police harassment occurs when a law enforcement officer engages in repeated or unjustified stops, searches, or other forms of contact that are...View More
You are likely eligible for an expungement of all records of the offense (because of a change in law to make those convicted of a felony that has been reclassified as a misdemeanor eligible much sooner than others convicted of a felony). Unfortunately, you will still have to obtain a pardon first...View More
What kind of document? Where is it from? What language is it in?
You can usually record a document that qualifies for recordation with the county clerk, in your instance the county clerk for Oklahoma County, which is downtown. The clerks are prevented by law from giving you any legal...View More
Went to court for animal at larges case filed against me by my neighbor in retaliation for me filing one on her. Before I went to my hearing I struck the plaintiffs trash can with my car moving it about of the way as to park. I got a destruction of property ticket. When I went to court to plea on... View More
Yes. This is not a technicality that you are likely to have much success in arguing. The judge missed it, and no one called or nothing else been done, you might have avoided the mess with dealing with (at least until it was caught). However, it appears they caught the mistake fairly quickly, and if...View More
An Oklahoma attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's difficult for attorneys here on this site to respond with offers of their services. This forum isn't set up like an attorney referral service - it's basically brief format Q & A. If...View More
The Short answer is yes, there are circumstances where a previous juvenile conviction can be utilized in District Court when someone becomes an adult (gun possession charge after have been adjudicated a delinquent). There are also circumstances where you might have the State/ City/ Federal...View More
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