• How to Avoid Domestic Disputes During the Holidays

      The holidays can be a time of heightened emotion and tension. With family in town, pressure to entertain and stress for increased spending, there is an increased chance for domestic disputes as well. ...

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    • Does Self-Defense Apply to My Assault Case?

      In Oklahoma, an individual who has been arrested for or charged with a violent crime , whether it be assault or a murder crime, can avoid criminal penalties if there is evidence to support the ...

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    • Understanding Aggravated Assault & Battery Charges in Oklahoma

      According to Oklahoma State law, the violent crimes of assault and battery are actually considered two separate criminal acts . When assault escalates into a form of battery, however, the two are ...

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    • Avoid These Common DUI Mistakes People Make

      Getting arrested for a DUI can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life, no matter if it is your first time or your third time. However, since there are many pitfalls you could encounter ...

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    • How Does Expungement Work in Oklahoma?

      Is a previous criminal conviction preventing you from moving forward with your life? Are you being denied job opportunities or having trouble finding a suitable place to live due to your past? If a ...

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    • What to Do During a DUI Stop

      Spending a night out drinking with friends is an understandably popular pastime in Oklahoma and the surrounding suburbs. Some would argue it is the cheapest and most relaxing way to spend a night in ...

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    • OK Governor Stitt Signs Bill to Make State Question 780 Retroactive

      At the end of May, Governor Kevin Stitt signed HB 1269, which is a criminal justice reform measure that applies State Question 780 retroactively. In addition, the new law would allow individuals with ...

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    • Can I Get Charged with a DUI for “Sleeping It Off” in My Car?

      When it’s time to go home after a night of drinking, a common dilemma many people experience is deciding whether to drive under the influence. Although taking an Uber/Lyft or getting a ride from a ...

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    • DUI's and Your Commercial Driver's License

      Don’t Risk Revocation of Your Commercial License A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Oklahoma allows you to operate certain types of vehicles over a specific weight and size, buses, and/or vehicles ...

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    • Marijuana Laws in Oklahoma

      If you’re wondering if Oklahoma is one of the latest states to legalize recreational use, the answer is “no.” Additionally, it is not legal to smoke or consume marijuana in a medicinal level. While ...

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    • Defenses to Charges of Drug Possession

      Every year, thousands of Oklahoma residents are arrested for and charged with drug possession charges. Many of these arrests involve small amounts of illegal drugs found on the individual’s person or ...

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    • Overview of Drug Trafficking Penalties in Oklahoma

      Drug trafficking is often regarded as the worst of drug crimes by law enforcement in Oklahoma. This is due to the fact that police see drug traffickers as the lynchpin in drug smuggling and ...

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  • DUI
    • Aggravated DUI in Oklahoma

      If you have been arrested for drunk driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 percent or more, a first-time DUI conviction is punishable by a maximum one-year jail sentence and fines not ...

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    • Can I Get Charged with a DUI for “Sleeping It Off” in My Car?

      When it’s time to go home after a night of drinking, a common dilemma many people experience is deciding whether to drive under the influence. Although taking an Uber/Lyft or getting a ride from a ...

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    • DUI's and Your Commercial Driver's License

      Don’t Risk Revocation of Your Commercial License A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Oklahoma allows you to operate certain types of vehicles over a specific weight and size, buses, and/or vehicles ...

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    • How Does Expungement Work in Oklahoma?

      Is a previous criminal conviction preventing you from moving forward with your life? Are you being denied job opportunities or having trouble finding a suitable place to live due to your past? If a ...

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    • Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

      There are two main types of divorce : contested and uncontested divorce. A contested divorce occurs when one or both spouses disagree on at least one of the terms (i.e. property division, child ...

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    • Military Divorce & Child Custody

      Know Your Rights as a Service Member One of the biggest concerns for service members and their families is how military-duty separations will affect child custody decisions. Luckily, the Defense-State ...

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    • 7 Common Divorce Myths in Oklahoma

      If you are interested in filing for divorce in Oklahoma, you may seek advice from friends, family members, or acquaintances who have experienced the legal process. However, there is a good chance that ...

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  • FAQ
    • Can the Police Search Me Without a Warrant?

      The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution states clearly that you (a member of the people) cannot be subjected to “unreasonable” searches and seizures that are not validated by a search ...

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    • What to Do During a DUI Stop

      Spending a night out drinking with friends is an understandably popular pastime in Oklahoma and the surrounding suburbs. Some would argue it is the cheapest and most relaxing way to spend a night in ...

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    • Harsher Punishments for Repeat DUI Offenders in Oklahoma

      Oklahoma has recently updated its driving under the influence ( DUI ) laws and penalties with the enactment of the “Impaired Driving Elimination Act.” This new act, which became effective in early ...

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    • Breathalyzer Results Dismissed as Evidence in Oklahoma DUI Cases

      Potentially thousands of defendants accused of driving under the influence (DUI) could get their driver’s licenses back thanks to a recent major decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court . On Monday, ...

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    • 5 Dangers of Summer Driving

      Although most people believe the winter season is the most dangerous time to drive due to icy roads and inclement weather conditions, summer is actually more deadly. Besides October and December, the ...

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    • Whiplash Symptoms: After an Accident

      Pay Attention to Your Body Whiplash is typically associated with car accidents, and most often it is an injury occurring after a rear-ending or other violent-motion accident. Your symptoms may appear ...

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    • Personal Injury & Workers' Comp: What's the Difference?

      After suffering a workplace injury, you may be wondering what legal options are available to cover your injuries and other damages. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have two ...

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    • What Sex Crimes Require Sex Offender Registration?

      While being convicted of a sex crime typically results in lengthy prison sentences, it always leads to sex offender registration. Oklahoma complies with federal sex offender registration requirements ...

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    • Uphold Your Rights When Targeted by Sex Crime Investigations

      People who have been targeted by a sex crimes investigation or labeled as a sex crimes suspect are more often than not completely overwhelmed and unprepared for what happens next. If you are in such a ...

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    • DUI's and Your Commercial Driver's License

      Don’t Risk Revocation of Your Commercial License A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Oklahoma allows you to operate certain types of vehicles over a specific weight and size, buses, and/or vehicles ...

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    • Commercial Driver's License: Traffic Violations

      Traffic Violations that Put Your CDL at Risk for Revocation If you are pulled over and are driving with a commercial driver’s license, there is much more at stake than just a ticket or fines. Many ...

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    • Consequences of Traffic Tickets

      In Oklahoma and all states, a conviction resulting in jail time is associated with more serious traffic crimes , such as DUI and reckless driving. By contrast, offenses such as speeding or driving ...

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    • DUI's and Your Commercial Driver's License

      Don’t Risk Revocation of Your Commercial License A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Oklahoma allows you to operate certain types of vehicles over a specific weight and size, buses, and/or vehicles ...

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    • Conducting Truck Accident Investigations

      When a commercial trucker reports that they have been in a traffic collision, a great deal of eyes are immediately drawn to the scene. What you might not realize is that all of those interested ...

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    • Understanding Aggravated Assault & Battery Charges in Oklahoma

      According to Oklahoma State law, the violent crimes of assault and battery are actually considered two separate criminal acts . When assault escalates into a form of battery, however, the two are ...

      Read More
    • Can the Police Search Me Without a Warrant?

      The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution states clearly that you (a member of the people) cannot be subjected to “unreasonable” searches and seizures that are not validated by a search ...

      Read More
    • What to Do If There Is a Warrant for Your Arrest

      If you know there is an active warrant for your arrest, it is best not to ignore your situation. Regardless of whether the arrest warrant is issued out of Oklahoma County, Cleveland County, McClain ...

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    • Can I Get Workers' Comp for an Injury Suffered on My Commute?

      When an employee sustains an injury while performing work-related duties, worker’s compensation benefits cover medical costs and lost wages until he/she makes the best possible recovery. However, what ...

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    • Workers’ Comp & Vacation

      Whether it’s during the summertime or the holiday season, many American workers go on vacations to take a fun and relaxing break from work. When it comes to injured employees who receive workers’ ...

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    • Catastrophic Injury & Workers’ Compensation

      Don’t Face Insurance Companies Alone A catastrophic work injury is one that involves long-term doctor visits, medical bills, physical therapy, possibly multiple surgeries or a disability and even a ...

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