If you took the image, it is your image (i.e., you own the copyright - even if you never registered it). Being that the use by the imposter would not appear to be commercial in nature, suing for copyright infringement may not be the most exciting option (especially since you cannot get attorney...Read more »
My friend bonded out of one county but had a hold on another county. His court date is in two weeks and he was told that if he was still in jail in the other county that they would issue another warrant for failure to appear. And that even though he has met his bond that they might keep him until... Read more »
Typically, the courts will issue a warrant if a defendant does not appear as previously ordered - even if the defendant is in custody somewhere else. The court typically won't order the bond forfeited if it is clear the person is in custody elsewhere, but that helps the bondsman and not the...Read more »
In the state of Oklahoma you are considered an adult with some exceptions when you turn 18. The Federal Government has stated it is not legal to open another 'adult' persons mail without their explicit consent (such as in a wife opening a husbands or vice versa, a secretary opening the...Read more »
A previous employer of a friends went through her Fanny pack without consent, lied about how they found/saw what was in the bag and then fired her for something completely different and basically without cause. There’s video evidence of her boss going into her bag without consent multiple times... Read more »
This is a complicated matter, because with employer rights they can have policies in place that would allow a search of belongings (for specific purposes), however, there is also an expectation of privacy that has to be protected. You should contact an attorney so they can fully review all the...Read more »
First, this is a forum for Oklahoma, if your case is in Texas you should repost this in Texas for their input because you have to be licensed in Texas to give legal advice in Texas. Second, you have no question to be addressed, you seem to have the conclusion that it should be dismissed. Contact...Read more »
In Tulsa County, and in many other counties, a $40 per month probation “supervision fee” will be charged by the supervising entity that is in addition to any fees owed to the cost administrator on a payment plan for “fines and costs.”
Often times if you have completed most of your...Read more »
Every case is different, but it is possible your friend won't have to serve any time. Each crime you describe is a misdemeanor and each has the potential of a sentence no longer than a year in the county jail. Your friend should contact a criminal defense attorney.
The limitations period that the State has to file the crime you ask about is three (3) years. Keep in mind that limitations on the period of time the State has to file a charge is different than speedy trial issues - the period of time the State has to bring the case to trial. If you have been...Read more »
What a great question! And what an unbelievably common question in domestic assault and battery cases. Just about any criminal defense attorney will have a story about victims having a change of heart and wanting to stop this speeding train of prosecution against the father of their children or...Read more »
How can someone be arrested for a simple possession in Oklahoma if the substance was never tested at the scene? Is the substance automatically sent to a lab to be tested? How long can this test take? Can an individual request these results? Should there be a certain amount in order to be tested?... Read more »
Many agencies have stopped field-testing substances they believe to be drugs based on their experience with narcotics and the appearance of the substance. A few years ago a couple of officers were rushed to the hospital after being exposed to a narcotic after opening the container it was in and...Read more »
Typically, someone who is out-of-custody will be required to complete an application for a court-appointed attorney (the application form is likely available through the court clerk, the court, or the public defender's office in Oklahoma County). The courts will require that you fully complete...Read 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...Read more »
I would like to know if I can hunt with a muzzleloader in Oklahoma, I’m a convicted felon but I’ve never been to prison. I’m not on probation and all my fines are paid off. I asked the chief of the law enforcement department of the Oklahoma wildlife conservation and he said I could not hunt... Read more »
Convicted felons are prohibited under State law to possess "any pistol, imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, machine gun, sawed-off shotgun or sawed-off rifle, or any other firearm."
A firearm is defined by Oklahoma law as any weapon from which a shot or...Read more »
Possession of stolen vehicle can be charged a couple of different ways, usually charged where it carries up to two years in prison while assault or assault and battery with a dangerous weapon carries a minimum of zero and up to 10 years in prison. There’s a misdemeanor option on the dangerous...Read more »
Violations and my girlfriend was trying to commit suicide by taking my insulin and I tried to get it away from her and I've been charged with a domestic misdemeanor and now I have missed my court date and she was subpoenaed is it true that if she doesn't show up to court that that's... Read more »
Well, your first issue is that you have a warrant for your arrest for missing court. That’s going to need to be handled immediately. You need to contact your bail bondsman to see if they will agree to stay on the bond and get that figured out.
Your question is not completely clear as to what you’re asking. It sounds like you’re stating that someone between the ages of 18 and 25 years old who gets arrested for their first felony offense is not able to receive a suspended sentence. What that statement implies is either that this...Read more »
Dismissed due to mcgirt ruling in Oklahoma? I've been trying to get indian card but it's a process my great great grandmother is full blood Cherokee but she passed away years ago so it's hard to get death certificate. How can I get her death certificate?
If you have an attorney, your attorney can assist you in this. If you don't have one, you need one. Death Certificates are somewhat difficult to obtain unless you fall within the list of individuals to whom it can be released. The State Department of Health - Office of Vital Statistics is the...Read more »
jail didnt want to give key i went in window she said to save dogs gave me permission through a message with bondsman to save the dogs i used her icemaker and car jack while she im jail gave it back after i picked her up from jail she lost some weed and called police..i got a b&e possesion of... Read more »
I would recommend you not state in a public forum the facts about your case/charges. You need an attorney, and you should look for a criminal defense attorney in the area where your charges are filed. You may have a defense to some or all of your charges, but you need to discuss the facts with your...Read more »
No. First, your case in McClain County was not tried (at least by the way you describe it). Rather, it was dismissed prior to trial. In that situation, jeopardy in the first case never attached, so double jeopardy is not an issue. Second, double jeopardy only prevents you from being tried twice by...Read more »
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