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  • Examining the Crime of Violation of a Protective Order in Claremore

    Protective order violations are taken seriously and dealt with harshly. If you’ve been charged with a violation, the attorneys at Wirth Law Office – Claremore can give you expert advice on how to move forward and possibly get those charges dropped.


  • Contesting a Cruelty to Animals Charge in Claremore, Oklahoma

    Animal cruelty is the willful or malicious torturing, destruction, beating, maiming, mutilation, or killing of any animal, regardless of ownership and whether the animal is wild or domesticated. It’s also depriving an animal of necessary food, drink, shelter, or veterinary care to prevent suffering.

    It is also considered animal cruelty to cause, procure, or permit cruelty to an animal. So is willfully initiating, instigating, engaging in or in any way furthering any act of animal cruelty or any act tending to cause such cruelty (Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1685).


  • How Does a Claremore Court Define Accessory to a Felony?

    Accessories are people “who, after the commission of any felony, conceal or aid the offender, with knowledge that he has committed a felony, and with intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment” (Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 173).


  • Defining Possession of a Stolen Vehicle in Claremore

    Oklahoma law defines someone in possession of a stolen vehicle as a person who is not entitled to the possession of a vehicle but receives, possesses, conceals, sells, or disposes of it while knowing the vehicle was stolen (Okla. Stat. tit. 47 § 4-103). 


  • How is Child Endangerment Defined in Claremore, Oklahoma?

    Oklahoma’s primary child endangerment law states that a child’s parent or guardian commits child endangerment when they knowingly permit the physical or sexual abuse of the child, knowingly permit the child to be at a location where a controlled dangerous substance is being manufactured, or knowingly permit the child to be in a vehicle where the driver is intoxicated or where they are the intoxicated driver (Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 852.1).


  • What is Reckless Driving in Claremore, Oklahoma?

    The Definition of Reckless Driving Oklahoma law defines reckless driving as driving carelessly or wantonly, without regard for the safety of people or property around you, or driving in violation of the basic or posted speed limit (Okla. Stat. tit. 47 § 11-901, 11-801). You should consider and respect traffic, location, and road conditions while […]


  • What is Possession of a Firearm by an Adjudicated Delinquent in Claremore? What to Know

    If you are an adjudicated delinquent in possession of a firearm in Oklahoma, you could face felony charges. There are defenses that may be available to you. Hire an experienced lawyer today.


  • Defining Possession of Burglary Tools in Oklahoma

    Getting caught with burglary tools in Oklahoma can be charged either as a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances and your criminal history.


  • Is Permitting Child Abuse in Oklahoma a Crime?

    Permitting child abuse by injury is a crime that happens. If you are facing charges in Oklahoma, here is some information about how the crime is handled.


  • Discussing Open Container Law in Oklahoma

    It is against Oklahoma law to knowingly transport an open alcohol container within the interior of a vehicle where it may be accessible to a driver upon any public street, alley, or public highway. While the Oklahoma open container law is primarily aimed at deterring drivers from drinking and driving, the law prohibits any open […]


  • What Happens in Court with an Intimidating a Witness Charge in Claremore?

    Intimidating a witness is a felony in Oklahoma. The crime is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Learn more here.


  • What is Grand Larceny in Claremore?

    Grand larceny is a felony in Oklahoma and penalties vary depending on the circumstances. There are defenses available to you. And even small facts may add up to a big defense.


  • Exploring Defenses Against DUI in Claremore

    There are several defenses available to you if you are facing charges for driving under the influence. Read about them in this article and speak to your attorney about them as soon as possible.


  • What is Domestic Assault and Battery in the Presence of a Minor in Claremore?

    Unfortunately, domestic assault and battery happens, most often in troubled relationships. In fact, it can be a cyclical pattern in troubled relationships. When children are involved or present, domestic assault and battery takes on new meaning in the eyes of the law. Here is what you might want to know about domestic assault and battery […]


  • What Constitutes Robbery with a Firearm in Claremore?

    Robbery with a firearm in Oklahoma can land you in jail for years. Find out how Oklahoma law looks at this crime. Get help.


  • How is Vehicle Burglary in Claremore Prosecuted?

    Burglary of a vehicle is a felony charge in Oklahoma that can mean significant prison time. Learn more here.


  • What is Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in Oklahoma?

    Simple possession of a controlled dangerous substance is now a misdemeanor in Oklahoma. Learn more in this article.


  • How Can I Defend Myself Against Prescription Forgery Charge in Claremore?

    Obtaining controlled dangerous substances by forgery is a felony in Oklahoma. There are defenses that may be available to you. Learn more here.


  • Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card is a Crime in Claremore

    Unauthorized use of a credit or debit card in Oklahoma is a crime. It can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges. Here is more information.


  • Defining Conjoint Robbery in Claremore

    Conjoint robbery iin Oklahoma may mean up to 50 years in prison if convicted. Get the help you need. Learn more here.


  • Fighting an Assault and Battery on a Police Officer Charge

    Assault and battery on a police officer is a crime in Oklahoma ad a conviction can mean jail time. Learn more here.


  • What is the Punishment for Malicious Injury to Property in Claremore?

    Malicious injury to property is punished as a misdemeanor or felony in Oklahoma depending on the amount of damage done. Both may require jail time. Hire an experienced attorney today.


  • Consequences for Second Degree Burglary in Oklahoma

    Second degree burglary is a felony in Oklahoma, punishable by up to 7 years in prison. Learn more about how the crime is handled.


  • How Serious is First Degree Burglary in Claremore?

    First degree burglary is a felony in Oklahoma punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Learn more here.


  • Defining Transporting an Open Container in Claremore

    Having an open container of alcohol in a moving vehicle in Oklahoma is a misdemeanor offense and can mean jail time and a fine.


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