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Medical Marijuana Users Can’t Legally Own Firearms According to Appeals Court Decision

Medical Marijuana Users Can’t Legally Own Firearms According to Appeals Court Decision

State Question 788 passed and medical marijuana will be here soon! But, it may have some hidden consequences. Some states have determined a person with a medical marijuana card cannot legally own a firearm. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that people who have a medical marijuana card are not permitted to buy or own firearms. How will this affect Oklahomans once medical marijuana is availabl ...[Read More]

Oklahoma’s Incarceration Rate is Now the Highest in the World

Oklahoma’s Incarceration Rate is Now the Highest in the World

When I worked as a prosecutor, my approach for non-violent defendants was rehabilitation, not incarceration. Incarceration does not rehabilitate a person who has a drug problem and once a person who is incarcerated for a drug-related/induced offense is released from prison, they don’t have the tools necessary to get meaningful employment or reintegrate into society. It’s time for a cha ...[Read More]

DUI Checkpoint this Weekend

Tulsa DUI Lawyer

Hey everyone, I hope you are all gearing up for a fun Memorial Day weekend. If you are going to drink, make sure you drink responsibly. If the danger of drinking and driving is not enough to convince you not to drink and drive, there will be a DUI Checkpoint this weekend that hopefully will. Happy Memorial Day Weekend! http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/crimewatch/dui-checkpoint-location-identified-ah ...[Read More]

Expungement F.A.Q.s

Expungement F.A.Q.s

What is an Expungement? An expungement is the process of sealing a record. This can include an arrest, court records, or even a criminal conviction. After an expungement is completed, an arrest/conviction does not need to be disclosed and won’t show up on background checks. Why should I get one? Some expungements allow you to legally claim the incident didn’t occur on job and lease applications.  ...[Read More]