Category Archives: Criminal Defense

Oklahoma DUI Guide

Oklahoma DUI Guide

Being pulled over for drunk driving can feel like the end of the world.  The Oklahoma DUI Guide was created by Stillwater criminal defense attorney James Murray to protect the freedom of residents that have been arrested. Protecting Your Freedom After A Mistake If you have been charged with DUI in Oklahoma, you may be […]

Oklahoma Criminal Defense Guide

Oklahoma Criminal Defense Guide

Defending Your Name and Protecting Your Future The time after being accused of a crime can be the most important.  The Oklahoma Criminal Defense Guide was created by Stillwater attorney Thomas Swafford and attorney James Murray to help residents protect their future from one mistake. If you have been arrested or are currently under criminal […]

What To Expect When You’ve Been Charged With A Crime

What To Expect When You've Been Charged With A Crime

Being charged with a criminal offense can be an overwhelming experience. Regardless of what the details of the crime are, the order of events is relatively consistent. Hiring a criminal defense attorney as soon as you are arrested is the most important step, especially since they can guide you through everything that is to come. Here is […]

How To Avoid Distracted Driving Accidents: 4 Tips To Follow

How To Avoid Distracted Driving Accidents 4 Tips To Follow

How To Avoid Distracted Driving Accidents: 4 Tips To Follow We’d all like to consider ourselves safe drivers. But the reality is that we all engage in unsafe driving behaviors on a daily basis. Distracted driving may sound like an unimportant offense on the criminal totem pole, but it’s far more serious than you might […]

Accused And Confused? Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Help

Accused And Confused Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Help

Did you know, across the United States in 2015, law enforcement officers made an estimated 10,797,088 arrests? This might be the case, but according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics that same year, only 1,526,792 people were incarcerated. Though this is still arguably too many prisoners, it shows that criminal defense is still an integral […]

Can I Expunge My Arrest Or Conviction Record?

Can I Expunge My Arrest Or Conviction Record

Under Oklahoma law, there are two types of expungements: expungement of arrest records and expungement of conviction records. Expungement is essentially the sealing of either an arrest or conviction record. Many employers use the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s (OSBI) background checks or the Oklahoma Supreme Court Network (OSCN) to screen potential employees. Having either […]