You should hire an attorney as soon as possible. Most judges do not like defendants to show up without an attorney, especially twice. Each judge has his or her own tolerance. If you believe you cannot afford an attorney, you need to demonstrate to the court everything you have done to try to hire...Read more »
I am not sure how to answer your question. In Oklahoma, There is no version of child abuse that is charged as a Misdemeanor. There is a statuary provision that allows the DA to reduce any felony down to a misdemeanor, but that statute does not apply to charges that are considered violent crimes...Read more »
Judicial review must generally be requested and ruled upon within the first 12 months of the date of sentencing without the approval of the District Attorney and within 60 months with the approval of the District Attorney. The exceptions that apply to the general rule above do not appear to apply...Read more »
The State can add anyone to their witness list. Being on the witness list does not necessarily mean they will testify. All to often people after being arrested will attempt to trade information and testimony for their freedom.
Not sure what you are asking? Anyone can be listed as a witness by the State. That doesn't mean they will actually testify. If you are referencing someone who was arrested and decides to provide testimony against his/her co-defendants, then that is usually dependent on who talks first and...Read more »
I financed a car through a car lot. I was one week and 3days late then got threatening text messages from the financier saying they were going to call the authorities if they did not receive a payment I paid them half on Friday (the day of the call) and they agreed to receive the other half Monday... Read more »
I would have to see your contract, but it appears as if they did not follow the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. They cannot threaten criminal charges, or negotiate in my opinion negotiate for further payment only to repossess. You need an attorney to look at the contract and then potentially...Read more »
I am going to assume by "own" you want to actually possess a firearm - whether in your home, your car, or on your person. With that, the answer is "No." You should contact an attorney in Kansas to see about obtaining a pardon in Kansas or if there are any other ways...Read more »
Hire an attorney who handles Drug Trafficking cases and understands the 4th amendment search and seizure issues. Don't talk with police or investigators. These are complex arguments and and laws. If you have more questions feel free to give me a call.
He refused to give me my mail so I had a cop go to his house to get it for me. My mail had been opened and he lied and told the cop his teenage son opened it. I have texts from his son stating he didn’t open it and he wasn’t even aware that I had gotten mail there
If you pled to a case and part of the agreement was for you to complete community service hours, and you fail to complete them in the time allotted, the State could file an Application to Accelerate (if you are on a deferred) or an Application to Revise (if you are on a suspended). In either case,...Read more »
Is it normal for a 12 month probation sentence, on a suspended sentence to be revoked immediately upon failed drug test without thier attorney present? Also is it normal for the above to happen on a 7 yr sentence + 1 yr probation odoc . for burg II at 18 yrs old with no prior history what so ever... Read more »
I would say that normally that is not the result of one failed drug test. Was her probation revoked or was it parole that was revoked? The difference is significant when it comes to the level of authority the officer has assigned to supervise the individual.
Yes to both questions. On the expungement question, assuming the person was convicted of it, then the person must wait ten years following the completion of the sentence before being eligible. Also, the person can have no more than two felony convictions. There are a few other specific factors...Read more »
I recommend that you speak with a trusted adult about the abuse. Is your father available? What about a grandparent? Teacher? Doctor? Have you considered contacting the Department of Human Services child protective services? What about the police or sheriff? Your safety is the primary...Read more »
Marijuana shops around Oklahoma City have recently begin waving defiled American flags The colors have been changed to green and white and they are covered with marijuana leaves. Is this against the law in Oklahoma and if so what are the possible penalties?
If I’m driving and come across a group of protesters who then decide to start trying to bust out my car windows and pull me or a family member from the car. Can I then use lethal force to defend my property and self and family?
As a general rule you cannot use deadly force unless you are in fear of imminent harm to your safety or the safety of one of your family members typically. If you have an opportunity to flee or avoid the dangerous situation, you are required to do so as long as you can do it safely. You can’t...Read more »
It was purchased in Kansas but I was arrested in Oklahoma. An investigation was on in Wichita but charges were dropped against me because the one who reported it stolen said she knows who I bought it from and he has a history of being a thief. I was never able to get the title from him because he... Read more »
You need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately! It may be that the facts as you stated will demonstrate you are not guilty of knowingly being in possession of a stolen vehicle, but you need an attorney to represent you and ensure your rights are protected in that process.
You and/or your sister need a criminal defense attorney immediately. If court was missed due to being arrested on a warrant from another case, the court will often let the defendant back out on the original bond once bail is made in the other case. Sometimes the judge does not know the facts and...Read more »
It is just a case filing code used by the Court Clerk to file something where there may not be a criminal case filed (either a Criminal Misdemeanor CM or Criminal Felony CF). If there is something filed by an individual that is of a criminal nature (e.g. a bond reduction motion for someone being...Read more »
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