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…

I love March the 17th!  St. Pattie’s Day!  Green Beer Day! Professional Drinkers’ Day!  My mother’s birthday!  What do all of these days have in common? They are all the same day….and…. a lot of people drink too much on that day.  …and then drive. Driving Under the Influence used to be a Big Ol’…

This is an ACTUAL case: The Defendant was visiting with his girlfriend.  Her soon-to-be ex-husband, phoned her, drunk, seeking to see their daughter.  The Husband and the girlfriend had been separated for five months. The girlfriend and the Deffendant were about to leave for the evening, and she told the Ex it wasn’t a good…

Don’t hit your partner.  Don’t hit your spouse. Don’t hit your ex-spouse.  Don’t hit your roommate, your mother, your ex-roommate, your father, your sister, your foster parents or your brother.  There is a special hell for people who hit those people in their lives.  Its called Title 21 Oklahoma Statutes Section 644 ( C ). …

So, first, you got arrested.  Now you’re either in jail (and that means your Mom is reading this) or you got bonded out and you’re freaked out about what to do next.  That’s OK.  We know what to do. This is what we do.  (If you’re REALLY freaked out, just stop here and call (405)-236-1800…

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