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LAWYERS SERVE I have heard my share of lawyer jokes over the years. They are some of my favorite jokes.  We get our share of public criticism too. While some of this may be deserved, the clear majority of criticism is misplaced.  ...
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Investigating Wrongful Death for Infants and Children in Child Care

Are there enough laws in place that govern private and public day care facilities to effectively guarantee the safety of American children? It is a topic that is being more closely scrutinized, as downward pressures on day care businesses place ch...
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Six Ways a Felony Conviction Can Impact Employ-ability and Job Search

The American legal system, at its fundamental core, is designed to protect U.S. citizens by penalizing inappropriate and illegal behaviors through misdemeanor and felony infractions and consequences. But another important aspect of the American ju...
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Animal Law in Municipal Courts

Municipal Ordinance Violations - Certain home rule municipalities have created Dangerous Animal and Potentially Dangerous Animal ordinances.  These ordinances are cited by Animal Control Officers when a dog is charged with atta...
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Understanding Five Different Types of Police Brutality

Police brutality is a hotly debated topic in the country. According to the database published by the Washington Post, 892 people have been shot and killed by police in 2016. The database was created using news reports, public records, social media...
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Four Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit That Help Validate Your Claim

A wrongful death occurs when a person dies due to negligence, carelessness, or the intentional actions of another. Until the nineteenth century, the law did not offer any respite to loved ones of a person who died an untimely death due to the...
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Four Important Tips to Help You Fight Violent Felony Charges

Felonies are treated as the most serious class of criminal offense throughout the legal fraternity in the United States. The repercussions of a conviction due to felony charges can be extremely severe and can include imprisonment, fines and probat...
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Understanding the Citizen’s Role in Reporting Cases of Police Brutality

It is difficult for the public to comprehend being the victim of violence at the hands of a police officer, as they are entrusted to “serve and protect.”  However, it is important for civilians to remember that the stresses of the job can hav...
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Norman Oklahoma Lawyer Serving Cleveland County Since 1990

My office is conveniently located across the street, southwest of the Cleveland County District Court House in Norman, Oklahoma. I am an experienced, local attorney that has represented thousands of individuals in central Oklah...
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Five Common Criminal Law Questions That Every Defendant Should Know

Criminal law is concerned with the punishment of offenders. In the United States, criminal law is implemented based on the combination of common law system, state legislation, and federal statutes. Local, state, and federal prosecutors can file ch...
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