Oklahoma Expungement Blog – News & Articles

We work daily to protect and defend Oklahomans accused of a crime. Just as often, we’re fighting for the reputation, good name and livelihood of families. The following articles are meant to help inform our clients of their rights and options for expungement. Find articles and meaningful content on: Oklahoma DUI expungement, previous successful expungement cases, the Oklahoma pardon process, interesting stories in and around Oklahoma, prison overcrowding and much more. If you have a past that need buried, let us help.

Oklahoma Citizen’s Right to Expungement

Oklahoma Citizen’s Right to Expungement

MANY PEOPLE NEVER EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO EXPUNGEMENT A criminal record can be a major problem. Individuals looking to obtain a student loan, find a job, or buy a home know this first hand. By estimation, around 70 million people in the U.S. have a record. Many have a...

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Who Can Expunge Their Record?

Who Can Expunge Their Record?

Can Anyone Expunge Their Record? When past mistakes come back to haunt you, expunging or sealing your criminal record can provide a fresh start. How does it work? Who can expunge their record?   The Impact of Past Mistakes A quick background check can reveal a past...

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Misdemeanor Convictions & Employment

Misdemeanor Convictions & Employment

CAN A MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION IMPACT YOUR EMPLOYMENT? Many employers require reporting criminal history as part of an employment application. This is often true for both felony and misdemeanor convictions. Misdemeanors on an employment application often hurt your...

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Collateral Consequences After Criminal Conviction

Collateral Consequences After Criminal Conviction

Collateral Consequences of Arrests & Convictions Criminal convictions come with a variety of upfront consequences. If convicted of certain types of crimes, you'll find yourself having to pay restitution, fines and fees. You might also have to do a certain amount...

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Conviction Rates on the Rise

Conviction Rates on the Rise

WHAT PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS HAVE FELONY CONVICTIONS? If you find yourself in jail looking for bail on felony charges, you can rest assured you are not alone in the U.S. in the 21st-century. Although it is difficult to source accurate data regarding crime rates in the...

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DUI Expungement – A twist on the normal process

DUI Expungement – A twist on the normal process

Do you want to erase EVERYTHING related to your DUI case? DUIs take a little bit more to expunge than normal cases. Contact our Oklahoma City Expungement attorney Bob Wyatt or our Tulsa Expungement Attorney Clint James to find out how.

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Life After Conviction

Life After Conviction

Life After Conviction   After you have been arrested, charged, and subsequently convicted of a crime, your life tends to take on a different path. As the saying goes, "you can't unring the bell." However, a criminal conviction does not have to hold you back in every...

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Testifying In Your Own Criminal Trial

Testifying In Your Own Criminal Trial

Testifying In Your Own Criminal Trial   When you have been charged with a crime, it is natural to want to clear your name. People often feel they need to speak out and denounce the charges. In Oklahoma criminal trials, that is not exactly a good idea. People,...

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