“Don’t say nothin’ without your attorney.”  I’m not just trying to be dramatic.  This is the easiest question that a lawyer will ever be asked: “The cops are here and they want to talk to me.  What should I do?”  The answer? It’s always “Don’t say nothin’ without your attorney!” Hypothetical case #3:  It’s 1:40…

You’ve heard me say for years now: “Don’t say nothin’ without your attorney.”    People ask me all the time if I “mean it.” Well, of course I mean it!  United States Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson said, “Any lawyer worth his salt will tell [a] suspect in no uncertain terms to make  no  statement to…

You’ve heard me state for years now: “Don’t say nothin’ without your attorney.”  I have said it here on my blog.  I have said it in high school and college classrooms.  I have said it at dinner parties and at gatherings of lawyers.  I have told other lawyers.  I have told doctors.  I have said…

I’m sure that some of you think that when I constantly repeat: ‘Don’t say nothin’ without your attorney!’, I’m just trying to ‘hook” you with some advertising slogan. There is no doubt that I would LOVE to ‘hook’ you with my advertising. This is how I make my living. I want your business. BUT… I…

Let’s say it loud and clear: There is no place in the world for “Domestic Violence”. Where does that put a Criminal Defense attorney that has to defend a guy who had a few drinks with his “lady”, they got into a little tiff about some text messages on his phone and suddenly the cops…

Prospective clients ask me “What is going to happen in my case?” In most first time cases, I can give you a reasonably accurate answer. MOST first time cases are not about someone dying or getting shot. Most first time cases do not involve stealing thousands and thousands of dollars worth of stuff. The prosecutor…

You’ve bonded out.  You’re pretty much broke.  The jail told you to fill out the paperwork and pay the fee to apply for a public defender. Here’s the deal:  If you are going to court in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and you are out on a professional bond, you are probably not going to receive a…

 Your son or daughter has done the unthinkable.  You got the collect phone call from jail this morning.  A tiny little voice you have not heard since they were in the 5th grade comes across the line:  “I’m sorry mom.  I’ve been arrested.  Can you get me out?  It’s awful here”.  It doesn’t matter which…

FROM NEWSOK.COM, MAY 8, 2015. PAWHUSKA — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to prison for stealing seven cows from a ranch. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association says 27-year-old G.M.G. of XXX, Oklahoma pleaded guilty to larceny of livestock and was sentenced Wednesday. Special Ranger Bart Perrier says Gibson stole the cattle from the…

We will be featuring a series of blogs that discuss and outline a variety of criminal charges.  Half of the blog will be from the client’s perspective.  The other half will be the attorney’s analysis and suggestions.  We hope these articles help answer questions you might have about either your own situation or about the…

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