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  • Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze Part of Committee for Strengthen Their Start

    We are proud to announce that Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze, of Mazaheri Law Firm, is part of the committee for Strengthen Their Start, which is a program stemming from Infant Crisis Services, Inc. Strength Their Start is a fundraising drive for underprivileged children, and it asks for donations of diapers, baby wash, and baby wash--essentials that many newborn babies and mothers go ...
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  • Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze Wins Super Lawyer® Award Two Years in a Row

    We at Mazaheri Law Firm are honored to announce our founding attorney, Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze, has been selected to the Super Lawyers® award for the second year in a row! This incredible accomplishment highlights Katherine’s sincere dedication to her clients’ success and satisfaction above all else. Our team at Mazaheri Law Firm is incredibly thrilled to witness Katherine’s continued ...
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  • What to Include in Your Parenting Plan

    If you share kids with your ex-spouse, creating a parenting plan as you move forward is a crucial piece in your family’s future. Having a parenting plan in place will shed some clarity on the roles you and your ex will have as well as any expectations involving how you plan to raise your children, which can help avoid any petty arguments. This means you will be able to spend more time focusing on ...
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  • Mazaheri Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Christa Uhland

    Our firm, Mazaheri Law Firm, is thrilled to announce we have welcomed our newest Associate Attorney, Christa R. Uhland. As a highly-esteemed trial lawyer, Christa brings an invaluable wealth of education and experience to the practice. Her primary areas of focus are family law , social security disability, sexual harassment suits, discrimination claims, immigration law, and labor and employment ...
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  • Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    If you are at the start of your divorce, you might be wondering if you need a divorce attorney or if you can effectively represent yourself and save some money. While this sounds like a cost-effective plan in theory, the fact is that once people are actually in the midst of the divorce process, they become overwhelmed by the complexities of family law, especially in cases where children are ...
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  • Military Divorce

    Being married while either you or your spouse is in the military can be incredibly stressful on your relationship. Not only are you facing lengths of time apart, you are constantly on the move to different locations while trying to balance the stresses of what is an undoubtedly difficult job. If you are seeking a divorce and either spouse is in the military, you may be surprised to learn there are ...
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  • Contested Divorce

    Divorce is never easy, as the premise of ending a marriage is presumably based on the fact that two people cannot agree on a number of key elements regarding their lives and relationship. In the most complicated of divorces, in which spouses cannot come to an agreement on one or many issues of their divorce, you will need a strongminded and experienced Oklahoma City divorce lawyer to represent you ...
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  • Getting a Protective Order in Oklahoma

    A protective order in Oklahoma is issued by a civil court, ordering the person who is abusing, harassing, or stalking another individual to stop doing so. Failing to comply with a protective order will result in some potentially serious consequences. These orders can last for any period of time, up to 3 years. Who Can Apply for a Protective Order? Anyone can apply for a protection order even if ...
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  • Tips to Make a Blended Family Work

    Having a blended family can be an incredible journey. Your new spouse brings children into an already positive equation, allowing the family to merge and blossom in ways you previously might not have experienced. As exciting as this is, this happy circumstance is not without its own challenges. Adjustments always require some time, patience, and planning. Here are some helpful tips for you to keep ...
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  • Stepparent Adoption

    Adoption is a unifying experience that allows families to come together in a beautiful and meaningful way. For stepparents who would like to adopt the birth child of their spouse to unite their family, the good news is this form of adoption is often a much simpler process since it involves a birth parent. In other adoption cases, the court often requires home visits, adoption hearings, and a ...
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  • How to Tell Your Kids About a Divorce

    Ending a marriage is difficult for spouses, but even more so for children involved who lack the ability to cope with the mere idea of their parents separating. How you break the news to them can help soften the blow and make this tough time more bearable. There will likely be many more conversations with them regarding the divorce, but this first discussion will set the foundation for an open and ...
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  • What Is Divorce Mediation?

    Mediation is a commonly used method for divorcing spouses to negotiate a settlement. During this process, both spouses meet with a neutral third party called a mediator, who will try to help facilitate an agreement on certain issues. During this meeting, both spouses may also bring their respective lawyers for legal counsel. The mediator will not make decisions for either party, but rather help ...
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  • Types of Child Custody in Oklahoma

    If you choose to get a divorce and have children, you will need to develop a parenting plan, which means that you will need to adhere to one of the four types of child custody recognized by the state of Oklahoma. The type of custody that becomes part of your agreement is extremely important to your future and your ability to be involved in your child’s life, so it’s important that you know the ...
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  • President Trump Signs Newly Drafted Travel Ban Executive Order

    The Trump Administration’s “travel ban” executive order, which many critics called a “Muslim ban” instead, was met with controversy and angry protests across the United States and countries beyond. Most of the heated responses stemmed from the fact that green card holders from around the world were being detained at airports with little to no explanation. After a federal court blocked and ...
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  • Three Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement

    Even the most secure and seemingly-perfect relationships can wind up ending in divorce, and because marital dissolution has become so common, many people choose to try to protect their best interests in the event of a divorce. Prenuptial agreements have become much more common for couples who are about to be married, and for good reason: they allow couples to protect their possessions and create ...
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