Is It Possible to Clean my Criminal Record in Oklahoma?

Cleaning a criminal record is also known as Expungement. Under Oklahoma’s law, there are two types of expungements; arrest expungement – also called “section 18 expungement” and deferred sentences expungement – also called “991c expungement.” An arrest or section 18 expungement seals arrest records thus blocking them from public access….

Is Getting an Expungement in Oklahoma worth it?

Mistakes are bound to happen. However, some mistakes attract grave consequences compared to others. One type of mistake that can lead to a grave consequence is being charged with a criminal offense, especially if it leads to a criminal conviction. The aftermath of a criminal conviction may affect all areas…

Expungement in Oklahoma: How to Seal Your Criminal Records

In order to seal your arrest or criminal case record in Oklahoma, you must qualify for and obtain an expungement order in the District Court where your arrest and criminal record are held. Our team of Fierce Advocates would be glad to help you seek an expungement of your records,…

How to Avoid Prison on Drug Trafficking Charges

Oklahoma and Federal drug trafficking laws are highly complex. One of the reasons why they are complex is because a defendant may be tried on the state or federal level, depending on the facts of the case. Getting arrested and charged with the offense of drug trafficking in one state…

“Ask the Experts” Podcast on Criminal Defense and Military Justice

John Guest Stars on Ask the Experts Podcast August 29, 2020: John Cannon criminal defense attorney guest starred on Steve Sleeper’s podcast, “Ask the Expert.” John discussed Oklahoma criminal defense practice and military justice defense practice from his years as an Oklahoma criminal defense attorney and Judge Advocate in the…

When to Use Deadly Force in Defense of your Home in Oklahoma

Overview of Deadly Force The justified use of deadly force, self-defense, is a widely claimed, but less frequently adopted affirmative defense. Unfortunately, people that have used deadly force and taken another person’s life believe that the force they used was justified to defend themselves or others; only to find law…

Criminal Sentencing in Oklahoma

General Sentencing Structure The traditional sentencing method in Oklahoma occurs after a person is found to be guilty of a crime at trial or following a plea agreement. A judge or jury decides on a person’s innocence of guilt during the trial phase of the prosecution, and then makes a…

Defenses Against Drug Trafficking Charges

When most people think of drug trafficking, they think of scenes from a tv show or movie; however, in real life people are shocked to learn about the substantial penalties and prison time they may face as a result of being charged with a drug trafficking offense in Oklahoma. Time…