McAlester Attorney Legal Representation for Pittsgburg County, Oklahoma

  • A McAlester Attorney Explains Eluding an Officer in Oklahoma

    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 […]

  • How Can a McAlester Lawyer Fight a Threatening a Violent Act Oklahoma Charge?

    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 […]

  • A McAlester Criminal Lawyer Examines Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Oklahoma

    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 […]

  • How Can a McAlester Attorney Fight a Drug Paraphernalia Charge 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 […]

  • Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle in Oklahoma? Learn More

    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 […]

  • Can a McAlester Attorney Help Me Resolve an Oklahoma Aggravated Assault and Battery Charge?

    An Oklahoma aggravated assault and battery charge is a serious matter. Here are some things you might want to know in McAlester, Oklahoma. Defining Assault and Battery in McAlester Assault is one crime and battery is another under Oklahoma law. Assault is defined as any intentional attempt or threat of force or violence against another […]

  • Do I Need a McAlester Lawyer to Fight a Destruction of Evidence Charge?

    Evidence is necessary in any criminal case in order for the prosecution to secure a conviction. Facing criminal charges of any kind can be a scary proposition for the person being charged or about to be charged. It can be tempting to try to get rid of all incriminating evidence if you know that you […]

  • Fighting a McAlester Failure to Pay Court Costs Charge

    Going to court is stressful in the best of circumstances. It can be even more stressful if you get to court, work out a deal with the judge on a small matter, and then find you are unable to pay the court costs and/or fines that are imposed as part of the plea deal. However, failure […]

  • How a McAlester Lawyer Might Deal with a Possession of Stolen Property Charge

    We all see them — people on corners or at flea markets, hawking goods for incredibly cheap prices. It makes it hard to resist such a good deal. But sometimes these aren’t such good deals. Sometimes these are stolen goods. Even if you are not aware that the goods are stolen, you could end up […]

  • How Can a McAlester Lawyer Fight a Charge of Domestic Assault and Battery in Oklahoma?

    We think of assault and battery as one crime, but assault and battery is actually two different crimes that often occur together and are charged together in McAlester, Oklahoma. Domestic assault and battery in Oklahoma is a particular type of assault and battery. Under Oklahoma law, an assault is a threat or attempt to use […]

  • What Constitutes Conspiracy Charges in Oklahoma?

    Conspiracy charges in Oklahoma are a serious matter. If you are facing conspiracy charges in Oklahoma, you need the assistance of a McAlester criminal defense attorney. Defining Conspiracy Charges in Oklahoma Under Oklahoma law, conspiracy is defined as any agreement between two or more people to intentionally commit any kind of crime. The crime can […]

  • What is the Definition of Rape in Oklahoma?

    Rape in Oklahoma is a serious crime that irrevocably changes the offender’s and victim’s lives. Law enforcement and courts treat it seriously and punish it severely. If convicted of any rape charge in McAlester, Oklahoma, you could face significant jail time, and once you are released, you will be required register as a sex offender. […]

  • What Constitutes Obstructing an Officer in Oklahoma?

    No one wants to get into trouble with the police. It can be a scary thing to be arrested and charged with a crime. McAlester, Oklahoma treats the law and criminals seriously, especially those who refuse to cooperate with law enforcement officials when confronted. Obstructing an officer in Oklahoma is a serious crime. Obstructing an […]

  • What is Resisting Arrest in Oklahoma?

    We all hate the idea of getting into trouble with the police. Whether you are in the right or in the wrong, when the police in McAlester, Oklahoma try to arrest you and you resist, you may get yourself into further trouble. In addition to any underlying charge against you, you may end up facing […]

  • How Does a McAlester Court Define Robbery in Oklahoma?

    Robbery in Oklahoma is a crime that feeds on fear and violence. We may think that it is the same as other kinds of theft, but it is different in McAlester. Most theft is achieved through stealth. Petty theft, pickpocketing, and the like, are crimes that depend on stealth. The thief tries to grab the […]

  • A McAlester Attorney Explains Assault and Battery in Oklahoma

    We might think of a Saturday night barroom brawl when we think of assault and battery in Oklahoma. But do we really understand what these two terms refer to legally? If you are facing charges for assault and battery in McAlester, Oklahoma, you might want to know exactly what each term refers to and how […]

  • What Makes Something Stalking in Oklahoma?

    Oklahoma is one of the states that divides crimes into various categories, including crimes against a person and crimes against property. Crimes against a person in McAlester involve force or the threat of force. Stalking in Oklahoma is a crime that instills fear into the victim and as such, it is considered to be a […]

  • How Do I Contest Assault Charges in Oklahoma?

    Assault charges in Oklahoma come in different types — simple, aggravated, or assault with a dangerous or even deadly weapon. All types of assault in McAlester are considered violent crimes. Violent crimes take a toll on their victims, often including injury or death. As such, assault charges in Oklahoma are punished harshly. Simple Assault vs. […]

  • Examining the Crime of Blackmail in Oklahoma

    Blackmail in Oklahoma. We know it from television shows.  Someone takes incriminating photos and then blackmails the person in the photographs to keep them from being posted on the Internet. Blackmail is a serious crime in McAlester, Oklahoma, and law enforcement authorities take it seriously. What is Blackmail in Oklahoma? Blackmail can be done either […]

  • How Serious is Larceny From a Retailer in McAlester?

    Larceny from a retailer (otherwise known as shoplifting) sounds like a petty crime and in some ways, it can be. However, if you commit larceny from a retailer in McAlester, Oklahoma, you could end up behind bars. Larceny From a Retailer in McAlester Oklahoma defines larceny as the taking of someone else’s property, with the intent […]

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