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85% Crimes in Oklahoma

Posted by E. W. Childers | Aug 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

In Oklahoma for a run of the mill felony that results in a prison sentence an inmate is allowed to accrue credits for service and good behavior that will result in early release or parole after one-third (1/3) of the sentence in calendar days has been served. For example, a sentence of nine (9) y...

AFCF Enhancement and Prior Offenses

Posted by E. W. Childers | Aug 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Particular Enhancement Schemes Some statutes (like the DUI Statutes) have their own enhancement system for repeat offenders. If they do, then generally those particular enhancement systems will apply if all the prior offenses are in the same scheme as the new offense. For example: Joe in got ...

Do You Have Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance?

Posted by E. W. Childers | Aug 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

You should carry uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance and you should carry as much of it as possible.  I'm going to lay out a couple of examples illustrating why this is. Example 1:  In Oklahoma City, a man was rear ended on the highway and pushed into a vehicle in front of him.  His neck w...

Can You Get Divorced in Oklahoma?

Posted by E. W. Childers | Aug 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Is There a Rule? Yes there is. Divorce in Oklahoma is governed by Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes. The basic rule governing whether you can get divorced in Oklahoma is that (1) either you or your spouse must have lived in Oklahoma for at least six months and still presently reside in Oklahom...

A Little Bit About Deferred Sentencing

Posted by E. W. Childers | Aug 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In Oklahoma, when a defendant pleads guilty to a felony charge there are generally three things that the judge can do in response to the plea if there is no agreement between the defendant and the state. Prison Sentence -- the judge orders the defendant to serve time in state pris...

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