What is the difference between a Will and a Trust? This is a question we are asked frequently. Generally in a Will, you name who you want to be in charge of paying your bills and distributing your property the way you have instructed in your Will after you pass away. This person is called [...]
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IMPORTANT 15 DAY DEADLINE FOR OKLAHOMA DUI ARREST If you have recently been arrested for a DUI here in Oklahoma then you must watch the clock closely. For every breath test or refusal case, you only have 15 days from the date you are notified of the revocation of your driver license (usually the date [...]
Break out your hoodies, they are now legal in Oklahoma! Oklahoma Senator Don Barrington of Lawton recently introduced a bill in the Oklahoma Senate that would make it illegal for citizens to wear anything in public for the purpose of hiding their identity. It caught national attention and quickly became known as the [...]
I talk with people all the time who are trying to find the right attorney to handle their DUI case. I have learned that there are some really bad lawyers out there being pushed on these folks. Connecticut DUI attorney Jay Ruane has created this great graphic describing the 10 worst kinds of lawyers to hire [...]
Question: Can I be required to do jail time with a deferred or a suspended sentence? Answer: Yes. With a deferred sentence you can have a condition of jail time up to 90 days. With a suspended you can have a condition of jail time anywhere up to the maximum range of punishment. The only [...]
Question: How much does it cost to hire an attorney to represent me on my charge? Answer: Our attorneys and legal assistants are asked this question all the time. The answer is, it depends. We are selective about what cases and how many cases we accept at Ward Lee & Coats. We do not take [...]
Question: I was arrested for a DUI and submitted to a blood test. Are DUI blood test results accurate? Answer: There are two different scientific methods used to test blood for DUI purposes. 1) Gas Chromatography (GC-FID & GC/MS) - we will dicuss this analytical technique in this blog post. 2) Enzymatic Immunoassay (EIA) - The [...]
Crime labs across the US continue to have scandals. Crime labs as well as the courts continue to minimize the problem and not take them serious enough. But that is not the only fraud happening in the criminal justice system. Crime lab analysts across the US come into court and all too often testify in [...]
Question: I was arrested for a DUI in Oklahoma and lost my license. My revocation period is up and I want to get it reinstated. What do I need to do to get my driver license reinstated? Answer: You will need to do four things. 1) Get a Drug & Alcohol Assessment (ADSAC) 2) Complete [...]
Question: What is the difference between receiving a deferred sentence and receiving a suspended sentence in Oklahoma? Nutshell Answer: Deferred Sentence vs. Suspended Sentence - Deferred is generally not a conviction. Suspended is a conviction. Detailed Answer: Note: If you have a CDL then stop reading now because the State of Oklahoma treats you [...]