An overview of what happens at an arraignment

Individuals who are taken into custody for drunk driving will likely need to attend an initial court hearing. This proceeding is referred to as an arraignment, during which an individual will hear exactly what he or she has been charged with. The judge will also give...

Understanding blood alcohol content

When a police officer believes that a person is driving under the influence of alcohol, the officer may opt to test that person’s blood alcohol content, or BAC. In the state of Oklahoma, the legal BAC is 0.08%, but it should be noted that the effects of alcohol...

The process of obtaining bail

If a person is arrested for a DUI in Oklahoma, they’ll likely be taken to a local jail. That person might be able to secure freedom by paying a fee. The amount of the fee will either be determined by a set schedule or other factors a judge deems relevant. For...