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Age of Consent in Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, it is illegal for an adult (someone over the age of 18) to have sex with a minor (someone under the age of 15), even when the act is consensual for both parties. The law in practice, however, is much more complex than age. For some less-experienced criminal defense attorneys, the complexities of sex crime cases can be a daunting task to undertake. It is well understood that children and teenagers cannot consent to sexual intercourse in the same way that two adults can. Known as the “age of consent,” this statute protects children under the age of… Read More

Oklahoma Felony Guide: What You Need to Know

While some states classify felonies into distinct categories (such as Class A-D felonies), Oklahoma is one of a few states that does not make distinction between different classes of crime. In fact, any crime that is punishable by death or imprisonment in a state prison is classified as a felony under . Angela Singleton is dedicated to making a general knowledge of Oklahoma criminal law accessible to as many people as possible. Because of the difference in how felonies are defined in Oklahoma compared to other states, there may be some confusion as to how a criminal proceeding occurs when… Read More

What are Oklahoma’s Gun Laws?

Owning a gun is a privilege granted by virtue of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution, but understanding Oklahoma-specific gun laws is a slightly more complicated matter. Being convicted of a firearm charge in Oklahoma can carry a number of permanent consequences, including the inability to legally own guns and the loss of job and housing opportunities. With the never-ending controversy surrounding our country’s gun laws, it is now more important than ever to understand exactly what your legal rights to gun ownership are. Angela Singleton’s expertise in Oklahoma’s firearm laws has allowed her to explore a number of legal… Read More