Terminating Parental Rights
I often get asked whether a party can “sign over” their parental rights. Usually this is because the other party doesn’t want... Read More
Is There a War on Cops?
Lately there has been a narrative in the mass-media about a so-called “War on Cops.” But is this really true, or is... Read More
Hire a Lawyer!
I was on the misdemeanor plea docket Monday morning, and even after witnessing thousands of pleas, it never ceases to amaze me... Read More
6 Things You Need to Know About Expungements
I get several calls a week from people asking why they still have a criminal charge “on their record.” Almost always, the... Read More
OK Civ. App Case Review – Wilson v. Franek
Wilson v. Franek This is a local case in which the Court of Civil Appeals again shows that it is nearly impossible to overturn... Read More
The Injustice of Oklahoma Sentencing
Last week I wrote a blog about the injustice of letting a man who actually violently killed a person live, while executing the man who was alleged... Read More
6 Tips for Your First Divorce Consultation
Meeting with an attorney for the first time can be intimidating and scary. You don’t know what to expect, what you may... Read More
To Plea or to Blind Plea
It is said that 90% of criminal cases are ultimately resolved by plea agreement. In NW Oklahoma, it seems to be an... Read More
OCCA Case Review – State v. Nelson, 2015 OK CR 10
Mr. Nelson was charged with Obstruction of an Officer, Resisting an Officer, Failure to Carry Insurance Verification and Failure to Signal. The... Read More
Is Mediation Right for You?
Divorce is always difficult and all too often brings out the worst in people. Whether it be fighting over custody, property, alimony... Read More