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  • Getting Your Charges Reduced In Oklahoma

    If you have been charged with a crime, a skilled criminal defense attorney can often help you by getting your charges reduced under the following circumstances. Entering A Plea Bargain In Oklahoma As a criminal case progresses, often witnesses will disappear, evidence will be lost or new evidence will emerge that weakens the prosecutor’s case […]

  • Sentences for Felonies in Oklahoma

    Oklahoma divides criminal offenses into two general categories: misdemeanors and felonies. The primary difference between the categories is the severity of the sentence you will receive if convicted of the offense. What follows is a brief survey of the sentences for felonies in Oklahoma. Misdemeanors vs. Felonies in Oklahoma A misdemeanor crime is one for […]

  • The Most Common Misdemeanors in Oklahoma City

    Learn the most common misdemeanors in Oklahoma City and find out why you should always contact an attorney to defend even a first misdemeanor charge. Most Common Misdemeanors in Oklahoma City Misdemeanors are crimes for which the punishment ranges from a deferred or suspended sentence to one year in a county jail. Examples of the most […]

  • An Overview of Drug Crimes in Oklahoma

    Both federal and state laws regulate the possession of controlled substances in Oklahoma. Fundamentally, Oklahoma drug laws mirror federal drug laws, which are governed by the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. §801 et. seq. Read on to learn more about drug crimes in Oklahoma. The Controlled Substances Act The Controlled Substances Act categorizes drugs into […]

  • Legal Issues Prior to Marriage in Oklahoma City

    You get engaged but eventually call off the wedding.  Do you get the engagement ring back? Are you already married? If your marriage is eventually dissolved, what happens to the the things you owned prior to getting married? Find out how Oklahoma handles some of the common legal issues that arise prior to marriage in […]

  • Can I Get a DUI For Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Oklahoma City?

    Many states have legalized the use of marijuana in some form or another. Accepted usage in these states ranges from medical purposes only to the legal possession of small quantities for recreational use. In Oklahoma, however, the possession, distribution or sale of marijuana remains strictly illegal. Its legality aside, many drivers are concerned about the […]

  • You Have Been Charged with a Misdemeanor–What Happens Now?

    Read here to learn what happens when you are charged with a misdemeanor crime in Oklahoma City. What happens after you are charged with a misdemeanor in Oklahoma, City? Crimes in Oklahoma are broken down into two categories, the most serious are felonies, the penalty for which may include a period of incarceration in a […]

  • 4 Ways to Avoid Probate In Oklahoma City

    Probate can be expensive and time consuming for those who survive your death and will inherit your estate. However, there are a number of steps you can take now to insure that the bulk of your estate passes on directly to your decedents without the expense and complications of going through probate. Here is a […]

  • The 4 Elements of a Personal Injury Case in Oklahoma City

    When you are injured by another person’s negligent behavior, you have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in order to be compensated by the responsible party for any injuries and financial losses they caused you to suffer. However, in order to succeed in a personal injury lawsuit, your case must possess  four essential […]

  • Understanding Divorce in Oklahoma City

    Divorce, or the “dissolution of marriage,” is the usual way Oklahomans end their marriages. The dissolution of a valid marriage entails meeting certain statutory requirements and making certain arrangements pertaining to how marital property is to be divided, as well as how child support, alimony and child custody are to be allocated. For a general […]

  • Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes in Oklahoma City

    If you are charged with drug crimes in Oklahoma City, you may be able to successfully defend the charges if you have an experienced attorney on your side. Read more to to find out about defense strategies for drug crimes in Oklahoma City. Drug Charges in Oklahoma City Oklahoma has some of the stiffest penalties […]

  • DUI Charges in Oklahoma City Explained

    In Oklahoma, DUI stands for Driving Under the Influence, while DWI stands for Driving While Impaired. Read further for a brief explanation of the difference between the two and for a general explanation of DUI charges in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. DUI Charges in Oklahoma City In Oklahoma, like all other states of the country, it […]

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