March 2019 Archives
Marijuana is a drug that has been at the heart of a lot of law changes recently. Despite the increased acceptance of it, there is still a federal law that classifies it as a forbidden controlled substance. People who are facing charges related to marijuana should carefully consider what they are going to do about their defense strategy.
Being charged with a drug crime starts a process that you will have to work through as you try to find a resolution to your case. For some defendants, this will end with a plea deal and others will go through a trial. Knowing some of the basic information about each step can help you to determine what you are going at each one.
If your child is a student at the University of Oklahoma or any other college, you may have heard stories of the kinds of pressure he or she is under. College students have many things to cause them stress, including struggling to fit in, managing their time and dealing with adult issues for the first time on their own. If your child struggles with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, he or she has an additional burden.
Fighting a murder charge is a complex undertaking that you can't ever rush. You might think that everything about a case seems clear-cut but that's seldom the reality. One thing you can count on for certain, however, is that the prosecutor is searching for ways to shore up the case against you -- and you need to do the same for your defense!
First-degree murder is a very serious charge that can lead to a host of legal issues. A person who is facing this charge is looking at the possibility of life in prison if they are convicted. The death penalty is also possible in Oklahoma. These harsh sentences mean that those who are charged with this crime need to work diligently on a defense strategy that can work to either minimize the penalties or prove the person wasn't guilty of the crime.
Anyone who is going to head out to a party this weekend needs to have a plan for getting home after the event is over. Unfortunately, not everyone will do this. Some people will assume that they are sober enough to drive home. This might lead to a police officer pulling you over if you are showing any signs of intoxication when you are on the road.