Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles

Failure to yield to emergency vehicle in Creek County

The failure to yield to emergency vehicles is a costly mistake in Creek County. A Keaton, Ohio EMT is dead and another is fighting critical injuries after a vehicle collided with an ambulance.  The ambulance, with lights and sirens on, was broad-sided by a vehicle which was a failure to yield on part of the civilian driver.  The driver of the ambulance died at…

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Harboring a Fugitive in Creek County

harboring a fugitive

Harboring a Fugitive in Creek County is a common crime. It’s an obvious thought to many people that helping a loved one or family member run from the law is a normal reaction.  Unfortunately, this is also against the law.  Take for instance the recent story from Morganton, NC.  A man left a gas station without paying for his gas.  The station attendant described…

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Interfering With an Emergency Call

Interfering with an emergency call

Interfering with an Emergency call in Creek County is a misdemeanor crime. An example of the charge is a case where a Connecticut mother and son recently faced arrest on domestic dispute charges.  The mother discovered the son stealing items from the rooms of family members during a family gathering.  Upon this discovery she attempted to call 911.  The son—noticing her calling—threw a perfume…

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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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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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Oklahoma Last Will and Testament

Oklahoma Last Will and Testament

Our Creek County attorneys can help you write your Oklahoma Last Will and Testament. An estimated 54% of Americans between the ages of 45 to 65 do not have a last will and testament in place.  Obviously this could result in a number of problems for those loved ones left behind.  For example, the media has been awash with stories about the estate of…

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Fighting Breaking and Entering Charges in Creek County

Breaking and Entering Charges in Creek County

Breaking and entering charges in Creek County  are one some the most common crimes in the county.  OBSI reports that over 375 incidents of it occurred here in 2015.  You may wonder why burglary crimes in Sapulpa are so common.  The offense is more easily committed than you probably realize.  If you go into a building with an ajar door, you have technically committed the crime…

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Reckless Handling of Firearms in Creek County

Reckless Handling of Firearms in Creek County

Reckless Handling of Firearms in Creek County is a crime in Oklahoma. On average 32% of the American population owns firearms.  In Oklahoma the average is much higher with approximately 45% owning guns.  This increases the likelihood of gun related charges.  Reckless handling of a firearm is one of the more complex charges for firearms.  For instance, even in cases where you feel you…

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Expunging Criminal Records Creek County

Expunging Criminal Records

Expunging Criminal Records in Oklahoma is a big step towards putting the past behind you.  Having a criminal record can negatively impact many opportunities for employment and professional advancement, as well as sometimes in custody battles too.  Many people who commit crimes and serve their sentence or probation, then find expunging criminal records in Creek County to be an opportunity to start fresh.  Read…

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