If you get pulled over during coronavirus, you may wonder what your rights are. That's in large part because law enforcement is being more aggressive trying to keep everyone safe. Here's what you should know. If You're Under Quarantine, Law Enforcement Doesn't Need a Reason to Pull You Over If your area is under an official quarantine order, law enforcement doesn't need any reason to pull you over. Their reason for stopping you is driving during a quarantine. [Read More]
Should You Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney?
If you have never been charged with a criminal offense before, you may have no idea what steps to take when it happens. Some people will choose to represent themselves, while others will choose to work with a public defender. However, depending on the circumstances, neither of those options may be in your best interest. Instead, the best option may be to hire a criminal defense attorney who will work to reduce the penalties or get the charge thrown out completely. [Read More]
How A DUI Attorney Can Help You With Criminal And Civil Charges
If you were just arrested and charged with driving under the influence, you may have a lot of uncertainty regarding your future. With a DUI charge, you typically not only face criminal charges but you face civil ones as well. Although you do have the option to represent yourself in court, hiring a DUI attorney can help save you some time, some charges, and some stress. The great thing about hiring a DUI attorney is that as long as they are experienced, they should be able to cover both the criminal and civil aspects of your case. [Read More]
Ignition Interlock Devices No Longer Required In Oklahoma
For years, many Oklahoma drivers convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) were required to install ignition interlock devices into their vehicles in order to get their driver's licenses back. These ignition interlocks require the driver to blow into a portable breathalyzer before the car can be started; they also randomly prompt the driver to breathe into the device at certain points during the trip. If the ignition interlock detects any alcohol in the sample, the vehicle's engine shuts off. [Read More]