Muskogee Lawyer BlogCategory: Criminal Law

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  • Dealing with a Possession of a Firearm by a Delinquent Minor Charge in Muskogee? Learn More

    Possession of a firearm by a delinquent minor, even years after being adjudicated as a juvenile delinquent, can be prosecuted as a serious crime in Muskogee, Oklahoma. What is a Delinquent Minor? In Oklahoma, a person under the age of 18 is considered a minor. If a minor commits a crime in Oklahoma, the minor […]

  • How Can I Fight a Muskogee Charge of Interfering with an Emergency Call?

    Interfering with an emergency call is a crime is Muskogee, Oklahoma. Although interfering with an emergency call in Oklahoma is a misdemeanor, it often accompanies more serious charges. What is Interfering With an Emergency Call? When a person calls 911, they are most often in serious need of help. And while we would like to […]

  • Fighting an Oklahoma False Declaration of Ownership in Pawn Charge

    Pawnshop transactions are built on trust. An Oklahoma false declaration of ownership in pawn charge is a potentially serious criminal offense in Muskogee. Oklahoma Pawnshops Require a Declaration of Ownership In Oklahoma, every pawnshop dealer is required by law to obtain a written declaration of ownership from any seller or pledger (person who pawns an […]

  • How Can I Defend Myself Against a Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor Charge in Muskogee?

    Contributing to the delinquency of a minor in Muskogee, Oklahoma is a serious and complicated crime. Exposing a child to bars or drugs or asking a child to join a gang can involve the loss of your freedom. Thinking about harboring a runaway child? There could be serious consequences. What is Contributing to the Delinquency […]

  • What Happens with an Improper Display of License Plate Charge in Muskogee?

    In Muskogee, Oklahoma, it is important to have your license plate clearly visible at all times. And it is important that the license plate be located in the place it is expected and required to be. Otherwise, you could face an improper display of license plate charge. During traffic accidents, or a hit and run, […]

  • How Can I Defend House Larceny Charges Oklahoma?

    In Muskogee, Oklahoma, larceny is best defined as taking someone else’s property, with the intent to deprive them of it, through the use of fraud or stealth. (Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1701) This is a broadly written statute. The more broadly written the statute, the more situations that may be found to fall under […]

  • Examining the Crime of Violation of a Protective Order in Oklahoma

    A protective order in Oklahoma is issued by a court, most often in a case of either domestic abuse or other stalking or violent behavior. It is issued to protect the victim. Typically, a protective order in Muskogee prohibits contact. It also prohibits threats, harassment, stalking, and all acts of violence toward the victim. (Okla. […]

  • How Can I Resolve a Warrant for Robbery with a Firearm in Oklahoma?

    Robbery with a firearm in Oklahoma is a serious offense. Even if you are not immediately caught, witnesses could identify you. Thus, a Muskogee judge could issue a warrant against you for robbery with a firearm in Oklahoma. What is a Warrant in Muskogee? A bench warrant is a warrant for your arrest issued by […]

  • What Constitutes Possession of a Stolen Car Oklahoma?

    If you are caught in Muskogee in possession of a stolen car Oklahoma, there are several crimes that you can be charged with. Larceny This is the most straightforward of the crimes you could be charged with in connection to a stolen car Oklahoma. Under Oklahoma law, larceny is defined as the taking of personal […]

  • I Am Charged with Criminal Trespass in Oklahoma: Now What Do I Do?

    Entering someone else’s personal or commercial property without permission constitutes criminal trespass in Oklahoma. The laws in and around Muskogee are very specific — criminal trespass in Oklahoma can lead to fines and jail time. What is Criminal Trespass in Oklahoma? Any willful or malicious entry upon the someone’s land that is devoted to farming, […]