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Potential New DUI Laws Blocked by Lawsuit
Adam Banner - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

New DUI laws which were set to go into effect on November 1, 2017, have been temporarily blocked due to a lawsuit filed by multiple Oklahoma attorneys.
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New Year's Eve and DUI: What You Need to Know
Adam Banner - Wednesday, December 31, 2014

On almost every major holiday, or in the days surrounding it, there seems to be an increase in the number of impaired drivers on Oklahoma roads. Law enforcement agencies know that many people celebrate these holidays at parties and get-togethers where alcohol is consumed--often in large quantities. Because of this, local police, county sheriff's offices, and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol take measures to get impaired drivers off the streets. They publicly announce that they will be increasing patrols--known as saturation patrols--looking for impaired drivers, and they announce that there will be sobriety checkpoints around the city, although they do not typically divulge where these DUI roadblocks will be located. Read More

5 Things You Need to Know about Oklahoma DUI Laws
Adam Banner - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

With the holiday season quickly approaching (hell, its basically already here), right now seems as good of time as any for a quick review of Oklahoma DUI laws.  Read More

Report Shows Oklahomans Have the Nation's Highest BAC
Adam Banner - Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A recent report by a BACtrack, a breathalyzer company, shows that Oklahomans have the third highest average blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in the nation. Read More

DPS Administrative License Hearing Win
Adam Banner - Monday, June 09, 2014

Whenever I have a new client come in for a consultation regarding a DUI they received in Oklahoma, one of the first things I always discuss is the fact that a DUI (and many other alcohol and drug related offenses that occur in a vehicle) is actually two legal battles that the client has to prepare for.  Read More

Arizona Rules Zero Tolerance Drug DUI Law Unconstitutional: Could Oklahoma Follow?
Adam Banner - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Oklahoma has been dubbed one of the “5 Worst States to Get Busted for Pot,” largely because of its lengthy minimum sentences and harsh penalties doled out for even minor drug offenses.  Read More

A Potential Change to Oklahoma’s Liquor Laws?
Adam Banner - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

I want to be able to buy cold “strong” beer from a convenience store. I just may never get that chance in Oklahoma. Read More

DUI Dismissal
Adam Banner - Thursday, June 13, 2013

We were able to secure a dismissal for one of our clients facing a charge for DUI in Oklahoma. In case you are a complete square, or you just have an issue with acronyms, DUI stands for "Driving Under the Influence." Usually, these charges are alcohol-related, and they stem from an arrest for an individual operating a motorized vehicle with a alcohol-blood content level of .08 or more. You can also be charged with driving under the influence of drugs though, and in such an instance the prosecution would have to prove both a qualitative analysis and a quantitative analysis as well. That basically boils down to whether or not the state can show that: Read More

Luck of the Irish Doesn’t Apply for DUIs
Adam Banner - Thursday, March 07, 2013

With St. Patrick' s day coming up shortly, Oklahoma will likely see an influx of alcohol related crime. Here's what  David Haenel, Esq., a Florida DUI attorney, had to say about his view on Oklahoma DUI laws:  Read More


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