Tracy Tiernan - May 20, 2022 - Criminal Defense

A bill that clarifies the expungement of criminal records for qualified individuals was recently made into a law. The new measure, House Bill 3316, automates how criminal records are expunged. Supporters claim that this change in how the state addresses expungement makes it simpler for a few people with a history of criminal convictions to […]

Tracy Tiernan - April 9, 2022 - Criminal Defense

State Representative Orlando recently presented House Bill 39303 in Oklahoma before the House Criminal-Judiciary Committee. If signed into law, the bill would prohibit prisoners on death from seeking commutation or raising innocence claims to the Pardon and Parole Board. Dozens of measures focused on reshaping the structure of criminal law in Oklahoma are currently in […]

Tracy Tiernan - March 10, 2022 - Criminal Defense

The criminal expungement process can clear an arrest as well as any charges or convictions that appear on your record. While some people use the terms ‘expungement’ and ‘sealing’ synonymously, they are actually different processes. Expungement refers to erasing documentation associated with a person’s criminal history, while sealing refers to when something is no longer […]