Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Oklahoma Hit and Run Laws

What is the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident in Oklahoma? Section 47 OS 10-102.1. “Oklahoma hit and run laws” states that if you are involved in a traffic collision resulting in death or injury, leaving the scene without fulfilling the conditions below is a felony punishable by not less than 10 days … Read more

Oklahoma Sexting Laws

There are no sexting laws in Oklahoma; because of that, teens and adults accused of sending nudes or inappropriate pictures may face prosecution under the state’s child porn laws. However, the state has enacted some protections to shield teens from prison and sex offender registration. Quick take: Teens and adults convicted of felonies related to … Read more

Oklahoma Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower Laws of Oklahoma

A Summary of Oklahoma Whistleblower Laws Oklahoma is an employment-at-will state. This means employees can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason. However, there are a few exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees from wrongful retaliation. These exceptions include common law protections and statutory protections. Statutory protections are … Read more

Oklahoma Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws as they apply to the state of Oklahoma

Everything you need to know about Oklahoma child support laws, updated for 2020. Oklahoma child support laws do not allow judges to order support beyond the age of 19 unless the child is mentally or physically disabled. That statement raises several questions. For example, how does the judge determine my obligation? Can I get retroactive … Read more

Oklahoma Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Lemon Law – Summary Oklahoma’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 4 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations OK- Summary Oklahoma’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Oklahoma Recording Laws

Oklahoma Recording Law Summary: Is Oklahoma a One Party Consent State? Oklahoma recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. Therefore, in Oklahoma, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share use communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least one person … Read more