Should I accept Non-Judicial Punishment in my Air Force Investigation?

There are few decisions that have a greater impact on a service members’ career than the difficult decision of accepting or rejecting the opportunity for Non-Judicial Punishment related to an alleged offense. Non-Judicial Punishment affords a service member the opportunity to resolve an alleged infraction without facing criminal prosecution and…

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Oklahoma Victim Protective Orders

Rules and Process for Obtaining and Fighting a VPO The Victim protective order (“VPO”) is a tool in state court intended to protect victims of violence and harassment from assaultive conduct. A VPO in Oklahoma provides a legal process to protect both men and woman from abusive or harassing behavior…

DUI Prosecution on Military Installations in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Bar Journal October 2021 The following is the complete article on DUI prosecution on military instillations written by the owner of Cannon & Associates, John P. Cannon, and published in the October 2021 issue of the Oklahoma Bar Journal on DUI and DUI criminal defense.  The following is a…

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Personal Injury Cases and Beyond

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution? Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a means to solve legal issues outside of a court setting. Litigating, family law and personal injury cases in Oklahoma, can be expensive, burdensome, and lengthy, but ADR presents a streamlined and cost-conscious opportunity for the parties to avoid court…

Burn Injuries in Oklahoma

Unfortunately, in life, most people will suffer at least one type of burn injury. Many burn injuries are serious or even life-threatening. Some burns can result in disfigurement and lifelong impairment, if not threated promptly and by following the proper burn protocol. The Fierce Advocates at Cannon & Associates have…

Oklahoma Excessive Force Attorneys

Most police officers are dedicated to their community and the safety in it. Officers swear an oath to protect and serve those they are responsible for policing; however, with great power comes great responsibility. Unfortunately, some officers perform misconduct and violate the constitutional rights of those they are tasked to…

What are Non-Economic Damages and How are They Measured?

What are Non-Economic Damages? Non-economic damages are damages that are intangible, and arise out of a bodily harm. The most commonly referenced type of non-economic damages are “Pain and Suffering.” Pain and suffering can be both mental and emotional suffering. The purpose of non-economic damages is to redress the ways…