Unauthorized Use of a Motorcycle

Second Degree Burglary

Unauthorized Use of a Motorcycle is usually more of a misunderstanding then a crime. Oklahoma has laws regarding the use of motorcycles.  However, you may not expect that unauthorized use of a motorcycle is a law.  First, the typical two-wheel motor bike is a motorcycle.  But, three-wheel motor vehicles, and motor bikes with 150 cubic cm engines are also motorcycles.  Therefore, scooters and three-wheelers…

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Sapulpa Expungement Attorneys

apulpa Expungement Attorneys

Our Sapulpa expungement attorneys can help you get your criminal record sealed. Expungements can remove or “seal” past offenses on your criminal record if you are eligible. Having a past charge or conviction available for the public eye can impose a multitude of burdens in your life when it comes to looking for a job, buying or renting a house, or simply keeping the…

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Child Support Calculation in Oklahoma

Child Support Calculation

Our clients going through custody battles and divorces involving children, commonly ask us about child support and how it calculates.  Child support calculation depends on a number of factors.  This article will walk through the basic process of child support calculation or child support modification and how it will affect you. Oklahoma Child Support Laws The Oklahoma Statutes governing child support are under Title…

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Burn Injuries at Work in Creek County

burn injuries

In August of 2017, three men suffered serious burn injuries in a Canadian car wash.  Two of the men are in life threatening condition, while the other is critical but expected to live.  The three men, employees of a car wash, were handling a flammable tire cleaner near an open flame.  The chemicals exploded and engulfed the men in flames.  Other employees hearing and…

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Attorney Explains Second Degree Murder

second degree murder

In November of 2016, a 19 year old woman received a conviction of second degree murder.  She was with two accomplices during a botched robbery. The three offenders were going to rob and steal a vehicle from another teen.  However, in the process of these felony crimes, the victim was killed.  This offense is a second degree murder charge.  However, you may wonder why? …

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Marriage Visa Explained by an Attorney

Marriage Visa

Annually, the US provides close to 500,000 visas for immigrants.  This can be for employment, student work, or in some cases marriages.  While the amount of people receiving a marriage visa is relatively small—only about 6% of yearly visas are marriage visas—they are still important for couples wishing to marry in which one spouse is international.  The process take time, but does not have…

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Possession of Prescription Drugs

Possession of Prescription Drugs

Some news outlets have been discussing “The Opioid Epidemic” lately.  This is a broad reference to the use of and illegal possession of prescription drugs.  A 2016 Oklahoma Watch report lists prescription drug abuse as a leading contributor to 59% of overdoses in the state.  This means that prescription drugs like Hydrocodone, Xanax, etc. are opiates contributing to drug abuse and on occasion death….

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Deferred Sentence vs. Suspended Sentence in Creek County

After you receive a criminal conviction you will have a sentencing hearing.  Depending on the crime, you may be eligible for either a deferred sentence or a suspended sentence.  There are few differences between these sentences, but they are important.  This article will summarize them for you. Deferred Sentence Title 22 is Oklahoma’s criminal procedure section.  Under §991c it describes a deferred sentence.  If…

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Prenatal Paternity Testing and Child Custody

Prenatal Paternity Testing

In rare cases a court may allow a potential father to request a prenatal paternity test.  An example of one case is if a potential father does not believe he is the father of his wife’s child and wants to finalize a divorce.  This is simply because courts generally do not allow a divorce until after a child is born if the woman is…

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Creek County Kidnapping Crimes Explained

Kidnapping Crimes Explained

Getting Kidnapping Crimes Explained to a person helps them understand the elements of the crime. Annual kidnapping crime statistics show that each year around 800,000 people are subject to kidnaps and kidnap attempts.  This is roughly over 2,000 kidnappings that occur each day.  Of these 800,000 annual kidnappings, researchers estimate that 200,000 of them are parental kidnappings.  This article will explain the legal elements…

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