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  • What is Failure to Pay Court Costs in Tulsa?

    Failure to Pay Court Costs: A Costly Mistake Failure to pay court costs and fines is a crime in and of itself in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It can be difficult and stressful to face a court-imposed debt in the best of situations; the situation is even more stressful when you lack the money to pay the […]

  • Defining Bribery in Tulsa

    Bribery: A More Serious Crime Than You Think in Oklahoma Influence. We feel its impact every day. A celebrity appears in the latest gear and we all want the same. A person we admire may have influence over how we dress, the makeup we wear, the books we read. But there is a world of […]

  • Marrying More Than One Person is Bigamy in Oklahoma

    All jurisdictions have laws prohibiting bigamy in Oklahoma. Oklahoma law defines bigamy as marrying a person while still married to another living person. (See Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 881.) This is not a common crime, but it does occur. Bigamy is a felony offense. Punishment for Bigamy in Oklahoma There are exceptions to the […]

  • Oklahoma’s Rape by Instrumentation Law Explained

    Tulsa, Oklahoma laws regarding rape, especially the rape by instrumentation law, have changed recently. Under these changed laws, rape by instrumentation is a serious crime in Oklahoma. Rape by instrumentation is a type of rape. In Oklahoma, rape is legally defined as an act of non-consensual sexual intercourse involving either vaginal or anal penetration of […]

  • An Overview of Oklahoma Pornography Laws

    Under Oklahoma law, child pornography is defined as any kind of visual depiction of a child under 18 years of age who is engaged in sex, sodomy, sadomasochism, and the like. Explicit pictures of the uncovered genitals, buttocks, or breasts of a minor as well as all depictions of a child for the purpose of […]

  • What is Blackmail in Oklahoma?

    Blackmail. It is a very real crime in Oklahoma. The old movies depicting someone threatening to expose another person’s secret unless the blackmailer’s demands are met are grounded in reality, at least to some extent. Here is what you need to know about the crime of blackmail in Oklahoma. Blackmail Defined In Oklahoma, blackmail is […]

  • Tulsa Domestic Violence Lawyer

    Domestic Violence and Abuse in Oklahoma Divorce Domestic violence or other family conflict often precede a divorce or child custody dispute in Oklahoma. In some cases, conflict that precipitated a divorce escalates to violence or threats when one partner files for divorce. As divorce attorneys, we also work as Tulsa domestic violence attorneys. We have […]

  • Understanding Oklahoma Rape Law

    Rape is a usually a crime of violence. It can occur in a number of different ways, but it is usually a type of sexual assault upon a victim.  Oklahoma classifies many of its crimes by degree with first degree being a more serious crime than a second-degree crime. That is true with regard to rape […]

  • What Are the Penalties for Credit Card Fraud in Oklahoma?

    Credit Card Theft Can Be a Felony In Oklahoma, unauthorized use of a credit card or debit card is a type of fraud or theft. Simply using a card without permission can result in misdemeanor charges under Oklahoma credit card fraud law. If merchandise stolen by credit card fraud is worth more than a few […]

  • An Overview of Oklahoma Murder Laws

    Not All Unlawful Killings are Murder Oklahoma classifies murder charges by degree, with only two classifications of the crime: first degree and second-degree murder. First-degree murder as the more serious of the two. Murder charges are among several legal remedies prosecutors may consider when a person dies at the hands of another in Oklahoma. Generally, […]