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Drug Trafficking in Oklahoma

In Uncategorizedby Vikram Singh

Definition of Trafficking CDS in Oklahoma Drug trafficking in Oklahoma is dictated by the volume of drugs a person is alleged to possess. Drug trafficking is also called Trafficking a Controlled Dangerous Substance or Trafficking CDS. Possession with Intent to Distribute, while a serious felony charge, does not carry as great a punishment as Trafficking Drugs in Oklahoma. Possession with …

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Frozen Benefit

In Uncategorizedby Vikram Singh

BACK TO THE ICE AGE, THE MILITARY’S NEW FROZEN BENEFIT RULE The National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 (“NDAA”) has seriously reduced the claims available to a service members former spouse in a divorce action due to the new Frozen Benefit Rule. Prior to the NDAA of 2017, the rules allowed for a former spouse the benefit of future promotions …

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Holiday Visitation

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Split custody is difficult for families in Oklahoma; however, splitting custody during the holidays is one of the most difficult aspects of child custody cases. Most people want to spend time with their children and family during the holidays, but divorce almost always comes with spending some time away from your children. The equitable approach is to divide holidays evenly; …

10 Things Divorce Dads need to Know

In Uncategorizedby Vikram Singh

10 Things Divorce Dads need to know Cannon & Associates is dedicated to Fierce Advocacy for all fathers facing divorce and child custody disputes. Your interests as a father demand you contact an experienced family law attorney that understands the unique issues and challenges associated with being a father going through divorce. As a father and child of divorce, John …

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Consequences of a DUI in Edmond

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Avoiding DUI conviction in Edmond Can I get my DUI charge dismissed? There is always a possibility of a criminal case, including a DUI, being dismissed for lack of evidence or a legal issue; such as a bad DUI traffic stop or illegal field sobriety test. Our team of criminal defense trial attorneys have fought and won many cases for …

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Military Retirement Division

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Can a military member erase their ex-spouse’s military retirement benefit? With the increasing number of deployments in the past two decades many Soldiers leave the military with either a VA disability, Combat Related Special Compensation or Military Retirement Disability.  Many of these Soldiers have had a divorce or are contemplating a divorce. The Department of Defense allows Servicemembers to waive …

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Homeowner Rights

In Criminal Defenseby Vikram Singh

Oklahoma Homeowners: Know Your Rights When a Burglar Breaks In If someone unlawfully enters your home or property, it falls under a category of Oklahoma law called “Home Invasion.” People who trespass, break-and-enter, or attempt to burgle you are committing a crime of home invasion. Even if someone unlawfully enters your home, but doesn’t steal anything, they can still be …

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Military Retirement, Why isn’t it Half?

In Military Lawby Vikram Singh

Too many times a soldier would walk into my office and inform me “my spouse can’t get any of my retirement, we haven’t been married 10 years”.  This fallacy still exists today and nothing could be further from the truth. There are numerous ways to explain but to focus on clarity I will hone this down to the obvious.  After …

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Property Division

In Uncategorizedby Vikram Singh

You take the house; I’ll take the dog! Like Alan Jackson said in the song Give It Away “There ain’t nothing in this house worth fighting’ over Oh, we’re both tired of fighting’ anyway, Just give it away”, it can be easy for one spouse to decide what they definitely don’t want when it comes to the separation of property. …

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Criminal and Family Implications

In Uncategorizedby Vikram Singh

With the rise of personal cell phones in the 21st century, instant communication has brought with it instant ways to send provocative photos and messages at the touch of a button. “Sexting” as it has come to be known, can be a private activity between consenting adults, but when lines are crossed, the law may get involved. Criminal and Family …