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.

Why Wording Is Essential In Your Will And Estate Plan

An increasing number of people are starting to recognize the reality and importance of estate planning and ensuring that they have a will in place before their death. However, what many people don't realize is that the way the will is worded is just as important as its existence. Sometimes the smallest things can result in having your estate distributed differently than you might have intended. Here is a look at one of the many details that can affect how your will is interpreted and what you need to know about it.

Can You Get Arrested For Breaking A Quarantine?

If you've been told to stay in quarantine, you may be wondering what would happen if you don't listen. Some people might say you could get arrested, but is that true? Here's what you should know. There Are Mandatory and Voluntary Orders Some orders to quarantine or shelter in place are mandatory, while others are voluntary. If you're not sure which one applies to your area, go on your local government's website and read the exact order rather than relying on the news.

The Most Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun, and millions of American riders take to the highways and byways every year to enjoy the unique freedom and thrill of the open road that riding a motorcycle provides. However, motorcycle riders face hazards and suffer personal injuries that drivers of other types of vehicles don't. Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, unless riders understand the causes of motorcycle accidents and take precautions against them, follow the laws and rules of the road, take the necessary steps to protect themselves, and use common sense.

Why Your Criminal Trial Might Be Private

Criminal trials are usually public — but there are exceptions to the rule. Below are some of the reasons your trial might be private. Safety Concerns Courts frequently opt for private criminal proceedings in cases where a public trial would create safety and security concerns. Such a decision is highly likely if a public trial would harm innocent parties, such as witnesses or crime victims. Consider a case where a local gang routinely retaliates against witnesses who testify against its members.

Restitution Eligibility And Factors Considered

If you are facing criminal charges, you should be aware of the possibility of restitution demands from you. Criminal restitution involves a criminal offender paying the victims of your crimes for the harm your criminal actions caused them. Below are the eligibility factors for restitution, and factors that determine the restitution amount. Eligibility Not everyone can claim restitution for a crime. The circumstances of the case determine whether you are entitled to restitution.

3 Benefits Of Hiring A DUI Attorney

In this day and age, you can DIY just about anything after you watch a movie on YouTube, but that doesn't mean that you should. If you were just arrested on a DUI charge, you may think that you can get away with representing yourself, but you may want to reconsider. Because you may have jail time, fines, and the threat of losing your license on your hands, it may be in your best interest to hire a DUI attorney to represent you.

Can You File A Personal Injury Lawsuit If You're A Crime Victim?

If you've been injured as a result of someone committing a crime, you have the right to receive compensation for your injuries. It's somewhat similar to getting compensation for an accident, but there are a few things that are different. Here's what you should know. Don't Criminal Cases Have Restitution? Judges often do order restitution as part of a criminal case. However, there are a few things that may cause you to think twice about relying on it.

Internet Sex Crimes Have Real-Life Consequences

Since it became a part of mainstream culture, the Internet has become a significant source of information and entertainment. Unfortunately, it has also become a common source of criminal activity. Sex crimes are prevalent on the Internet, and they may be more common than you think. In fact, you could find yourself facing an allegation of a sex crime. These are among the common Internet sex crimes for which you can face charges.