Every criminal charge in Oklahoma, even a traffic citation, is a serious matter that concerns your constitutional rights. If you are being investigated or have been charged with a crime, you need a Tulsa criminal defense attorney who is trained and experienced in trial advocacy to defend you and present your case in court.
Fry & Elder has the knowledge and expertise in place to give you the proper representation needed to successfully and efficiently navigate you through the legal procedure. which only a seasoned Tulsa criminal defense attorney can provide.
What are the consequences of a criminal conviction?
A criminal conviction may result in a fine or incarceration, but the consequences do not end there. A criminal conviction can haunt you for life by interfering with your ability to find a job, causing the loss of your driver’s license, and rendering you ineligible to register to vote or to keep or bear a firearm.
Convictions for certain crimes can significantly impair your parental rights in Oklahoma.
For example, a parent is legally presumed to be unfit if the parent: has ever had to register as a sex offender; has been convicted of domestic abuse within the past 5 years; or if the parent lives with someone who has had to register as a sex offender or has been convicted of domestic abuse within the past 5 years.
Convictions related to alcohol or drug abuse or other crimes, including for stalking or harassment, may also be factors in determining that a parent is unfit to have custody of a minor child in Oklahoma.
Effective Tulsa Criminal Defense Services
A Fry & Elder Tulsa criminal defense attorney will aggressively represent individuals investigated or charged with crimes in Oklahoma including:
- Violation of Protective Order
- Assault & Battery
- Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
- Child Neglect or Abuse
What to Look for from a Proven Tulsa Criminal Defense Attorney
Fry & Elder clients and perspective clients can find comfort in knowing that no Fry & Elder attorney, dating back to when the firm first opened its doors in 1932, has ever been a prosecuting attorney.
Instead, the elite Tulsa law firm has always chosen to fight for the wrongfully accused.
“That is a point of pride for us, especially in criminal defense work” Fry & Elder trial lawyer Robert G “Hap” Fry Jr. said. “The entire careers of every lawyer working here at Fry & Elder have been dedicated to helping individuals, including fighting for the wrongfully accused.”
Why Experience the Fry & Elder Difference
For over 80 years, Fry & Elder has embodied Oklahoma legal excellence. The acclaimed firm has been named to the U.S. News & World Report’s esteemed Best Law Firms List every year since 2014.
Individually, Fry & Elder trial lawyers are among the best in the nation. The firm feature the following:
- A 2019 Best Lawyers® Selection
- One of only 19 attorneys in the state to be a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
- Best Lawyers® 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Family Law in Oklahoma
- Two attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers®
- Two attorneys AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
- The 2018 Fern Holland Award Winner
- A 2017 Significant Sig Award Winner
If you or someone close to you is involved in criminal law matter, we encourage you to contact Fry & Elder today to set up a personal consultation with a knowledgeable Tulsa criminal defense attorney.