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
Interesting fact pattern for certain. The crime (False Declaration of Ownership) was completed when you signed the document alleging you have owned the property for a certain period of time. The fact that you retrieve it later and make everything right would certainly be an extenuating circumstance...View More
The answer depends, among other things, on how a person got access to these items. If a person has been entrusted with material assets belonging to his employer in connection with the performance of his official duties at work, then his actions will be recognized as abuse of official position. If a...View More
I was arrested on an extradition warrant and held in the Pontotoc county jail on a failure to pay fines on another felony case. Because I am a citizen of a sovereign Indian Nation, and live in Indian country. Any warrant. or governors warrant must be addressed to my tribe. I was held in jail for... View More
Jurisdiction in Indian country can be a very complex issue as it involves a nuanced interplay of tribal, state, and federal laws. Generally, extradition processes involving Native American tribes might require collaboration between tribal, state, and possibly federal authorities to properly address...View More
In Oklahoma, the time it takes for a district court to respond to an expedited motion, such as a motion for permission to travel while on probation, can vary depending on the court's caseload and specific procedures. Typically, the court should act on expedited motions relatively quickly due...View More
Emergency protective orders are not criminal charges, they are sort of “quasi criminal.” They are intended to keep certain parties apart from each other because of the alleged wrongdoing of one of them. As long as rules are followed once a decision is made on whether there is any merit to an...View More
The first step is to obtain the necessary forms from your local court clerk's office or website. These forms typically require you to provide detailed information about your financial situation and reasons for seeking a reduction or waiver of court costs.
In Oklahoma, the timing of scheduling an arraignment for a criminal case can vary based on court schedules and caseloads. Generally, arraignment occurs shortly after extradition, but specifics depend on factors like the court's availability and the number of cases.
When I was a kid, barely 18 even I got into trouble and caught a felony case.. I was so young and scared of the system that when my mother bonded me out I glad-fully forgot about the incident.. Until my court date came and I was sitting in the courtroom with my mother, both of us scared to death..... View More
Very good question! In most instances, when a defendant arrested for a crime is bonded out, it shows the court (or judge) that you likely also have the financial ability to hire and pay a private attorney to represent you. They go to great lengths to lighten the load for the public defenders...View More
If you have noticed this dementia, and if you believe it is affecting the quality of representation of your case, it would be up to you whether or not to bring this concern to that attorney or the Court (Judge).
The attorney, I imagine, might disagree with you or...View More
We fired the lawyer because she lied about what she can deliver , she lied about being at court, she lied about not being able to have access to the discovery. She lied about when preliminary conference and the preliminary was. We asked for the preliminary to be scheduled and she kept scheduling... View More
I went to court with my ex on the domestic dispute to actually speak on his behalf because I dropped the protection order off him and I just wanted him to get medical help with his bipolar and depression instead of jail time. Him nor I was ever told there was a SECOND no contact order on him by the... View More
Separate from a protective order, a judge can order a defendant in a criminal case not to have contact with the alleged victim as a condition of the defendant's bond. I cannot tell if that was done here, and it is usually not something that gets ordered without the defendant being informed....View More
It was a court Martial, sexual assault was the charge. Immediately after wife's testimony, GOV called a hearing to admit evidence, jury and witness were naturally removed. Jury watched her into a room that shared a wall with theirs. She proceeded to wail, cry, and scream for approximately 30... View More
Based on the information provided, it may be possible to pursue a coram nobis petition as a potential avenue for relief. Coram nobis is a legal proceeding that allows a court to vacate a conviction based on newly discovered evidence that was not available at the time of the trial and could not have...View More
We we're fixing up my house and the pandemic hit we were quarantined on president order no evictions and they came and tore my house down but did not clean up the property but put a 10,000$ lein on my property stating they cleaned up my property the city of Spencer they only illegally tore my... View More
Before a defendant can be sentenced to any period of incarceration, pursuant to a criminal statute or ordinance, each and every element of that crime must be proved to a trier of fact (meaning a judge or jury) by the standard “beyond a reasonable doubt.”
I literally forgot that date I wanted to go to prove my innocence just forgot now I'm trying to get my driver's license but it's suppended. Can't get to Arkansas cause I can't drive there. I'm so lost can you help at all.
I was pulled over and charged with possession. I had a tiny bag of meth and a "mixed" bag of coke and meth, at least that's what i was told it was. I was never 100% sure what it was mixed with and still don't, but If it's fentinol it'll be a little over 1 gram. I was... View More
Each county handles these matters a little differently, but the best thing you can do is monitor OSCN/ODCR to see if a case ends up being filed and stay in touch with your bondsman. If charges do get filed, your bondsman can likely repost the bond and set you up with a new arraignment date (and...View More
A motion for “discovery” is often filed when one party, usually the defense attorney, but it can also be the government’s attorney, files a motion, asking for additional evidence that they believe might be in existence but has not been turned over to them yet. A “brief in support” of such...View More
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