It can be scary when we see those flashing red and blue lights pull up behind us, hear that siren, and know that we are now in trouble. It can be tempting to hit the accelerator and try to outrun the police. But it might also be the worst thing that we can do in that situation. Fleeing or eluding an officer in Oklahoma can cause you significant trouble in McAlester. FAQ: … [Read more...] about A McAlester Attorney Explains Eluding an Officer in Oklahoma
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In McAlester, Oklahoma, the simple act of attempting, conspiring, or endeavoring to perform a violent act could land you in jail. Oklahoma law states that anyone who attempts, conspires, or endeavors to cause a person to suffer grave bodily injury or death is guilty of a felony. (Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1378) The charge is usually called planning or threatening a violent act … [Read more...] about How Can a McAlester Lawyer Fight a Threatening a Violent Act Oklahoma Charge?
In McAlester, Oklahoma, being convicted of a sex crime leads to compulsory sex offender registration. Many people find this to be the most onerous part of the sentence. The Oklahoma State Legislature has determined that sex offenders who commit predatory acts against children and persons as a result of mental illness pose a high risk of re-offending after release from … [Read more...] about A McAlester Criminal Lawyer Examines Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Oklahoma
Oklahoma is serious about the war on drugs in its state. Not only does Oklahoma have strict penalties for the possession, manufacture, and distribution of controlled dangerous substances, it also prohibits the possession of certain types of drug paraphernalia. In fact, it is common for a person to face a possession of a substance charge and a possession of illegal drug … [Read more...] about How Can a McAlester Attorney Fight a Drug Paraphernalia Charge in Oklahoma?
Basically, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in Oklahoma is auto theft. The law states that any person who is not entitled to possession of a vehicle, including implements of animal husbandry, and who takes, uses, or drives the vehicle without the consent of the owner and with intent to deprive the owner of its use, even if only temporarily, shall be guilty of a felony. … [Read more...] about Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle in Oklahoma? Learn More