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Some Misdemeanor Offenders Aren’t Granted Access to Lawyers

TULSA, Oklahoma. Thanks to the Supreme Court ruling of Gideon v. Wainwright, all defendants under the sixth amendment of the U.S. Constitution are guaranteed the right to receive representation by a lawyer. Before Gideon, according to PBS, Florida courts claimed that only individuals facing the death penalty were entitled to a lawyer. The Supreme Court [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:44:00+00:00 October 13th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

When it Comes to Campus Rape Accusations—Do the Accused See Due Process?

TULSA, Oklahoma. Sexual assault is a serious charge. A sexual assault charge can impact a person’s ability to continue going to school, to get work, and impact a person’s ability to participate in the community. While false accusations of sexual assault are rare, there have been increased concerns about how campus sexual assault charges are [...]

By | 2017-09-26T20:04:50+00:00 September 26th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Nurse Arrested When Trying to Prevent an Officer from Taking a Blood Sample Without Warrant

TULSA, Oklahoma. When a Utah officer asked a nurse to draw blood on an unconscious patient, the nurse, in accordance with her hospital’s policy, asked for a warrant. The officer did not have one. When the nurse refused to allow the officer to draw the blood sample, she was restrained and arrested. According to the [...]

By | 2017-09-14T20:03:33+00:00 September 14th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Theft Crime Punishments Lack Consistency From State to State

TULSA, Oklahoma. The difference between grand larceny and petit larceny is immense. While individuals charged with petit larceny will often face fines and short jail times in local jail that can often be offset with community service or other plea deals, grand larceny is a felony offense and can result in a prison sentence of [...]

By | 2017-08-28T21:11:48+00:00 August 28th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Department of Justice Plans to Address Opioid Epidemic by Going After Pharmacists and Doctors for Drug Crimes

TULSA, Oklahoma. The Centers for Disease Control reports that in 2015 alone, there were 52,404 deaths due to drug overdoses in the U.S. This comes out to an estimated 144 drug overdoses each day. Slate reports that drug overdoses have become the leading cause of death in people under 50. Yet, even these numbers may [...]

By | 2017-08-11T20:06:46+00:00 August 11th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Oklahoma’s New DUI Law Has a Major Flaw

There is a major flaw in Oklahoma’s new DUI law, which is aimed at deterring motorists who were caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol from repeating the offense. The new law requires convicted offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle, regardless of whether they were arrested for drunk driving [...]

By | 2017-07-25T19:05:32+00:00 July 25th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

What Are the Penalties for a DUI Conviction in Oklahoma?

Everyone knows that driving under the influence is illegal, but do you know what kind of penalties you could face if police accuse you of doing so? In the state of Oklahoma, you will face charges for DUI if a breath test reveals that your blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 or higher, and the penalties [...]

By | 2017-07-21T15:10:28+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Can I Fight Drug Possession Charges?

The state of Oklahoma has some of the strictest drug laws in the country. For example, first-time offenders face up to one year in jail for possessing any amount of marijuana, and second-time offenders face up to a decade in prison, with a two-year minimum sentence. […]

By | 2017-06-21T20:05:22+00:00 June 21st, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

4 Possible Defense Strategies for Fighting DUI Charges

If you are facing DUI charges in the state of Oklahoma, your livelihood, financial security, and freedom are at stake. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, penalties for a first offense include a driver’s license suspension, jail time, fines, enrollment in a substance abuse program, and community service. […]

By | 2017-06-15T20:45:07+00:00 June 15th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Stop Talking to the Police!

Criminal Attorney in Tulsa Oklahoma Explains Your Rights   STOP TALKING TO THE POLICE! You have the right to remain silent, so use it. As a criminal attorney in Tulsa Oklahoma, I have spoken with countless clients who “told their version of the story” to the police. As is frequently the case, the very best [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:56:57+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments