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What to expect from tribal court

If you face an accusation of committing a crime at a casino operated by a Native American tribe, you may find yourself facing charges in tribal court. A tribal court has jurisdiction when crimes occur on tribal land. Understanding how tribal courts operate and what to...

3 risks that come with entering a guilty plea

Those accused of criminal conduct in Oklahoma often respond improperly to their charges. The fear of prosecution and bad publicity may push some people to enter a guilty plea when facing criminal charges. They think that by taking accountability for prior conduct,...

What does “false personation” mean under Oklahoma law?

As it has become easier to steal someone’s identity – generally to profit off of it in some way – the law has been catching up to better address the many ways this can be done and to appropriately penalize those convicted of engaging in this form of misconduct. For...

3 FAQ about facing felony charges

Facing felony charges can be a daunting experience, especially in a state like Oklahoma, where legal processes can seem complex. If you or someone you know is dealing with felony charges, it is natural to have questions. 1. What are the potential penalties for felony...

Why do underage college students drink?

As a parent whose child is going off to college, you may worry about underage drinking. You know the reputation that college has in the United States. You may have even gone to college yourself, so you may have seen the kind of underage drinking that happens on many...

The challenges posed in policing casinos

Multiple decades after gambling became a forbidden activity, forcing the industry to go underground, legalized gambling exists throughout the world. The expansion has continued for 25 years, with those once opposed now seeing the financial benefits. Statistics tell...

Can you appeal your criminal conviction?

It can be a huge blow to hear the news that you are guilty of a criminal charge. You may wonder if you have any other legal options. After a ruling is handed down, you may be able to appeal the decision. However, filing an appeal can be complex, and several possible...

Will an Oklahoma DUI stay on your record for life?

In many scenarios, driving under the influence (DUI) charges are technical infractions. Although some people get arrested for causing crashes, many others face charges because of targeted enforcement efforts. An officer pulls someone over for bad driving or tests...

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