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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Violation of a Family Law Court Order

    Court orders in family law cases are final and binding. This means that both parties must abide by the stipulations set forth in the court order. Whether the court order pertains to child custody and visitation, spousal support, division of assets and property, or other family law or divorce matters, both parties must perform the necessary functions as regulated in the order. If your ex-spouse ...
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  • Political Differences & Divorce - Understanding the Correlation

    Are political differences a contributing factor in today’s divorce rates? The research says yes. Recent studies done by Wakefield Research and Yale University provide information on the number of marriages that involve people with different political affiliations in the U.S., and the breakup rates of those couples. Here’s what you need to know: Yale University Studies the Percentage of Mixed ...
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  • #MeToo: Sexual Harassment & the Workplace

    The news has been abuzz with stories of sexual harassment and abuse victims speaking up and fighting back. From the viral hashtag campaign #MeToo, to the “Time’s Up” movement at the Golden Globes, to the men and women who are speaking out against leaders and politicians, sexual harassment is a trending topic. Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a widespread problem, especially in the workplace. It ...
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  • Do Employers Have To Let Their Employees Take Religious Holidays Off?

    According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, businesses that have 15 or more employees have to make reasonable accommodations for their employees’ religious observances. This means that if a covered employer can reasonably accommodate an employee’s request for a religious observance, they must do so. Anti-discrimination laws in some states might even cover religious accommodations for ...
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  • Mazaheri Law Firm Now Accepting DUI Cases

    At Mazaheri Law Firm, we represent clients across a diverse array of areas, including family law, personal injury, immigration law, mediation and employment law. Now, we’re excited to announce that we are expanding our practice and accepting DUI cases. If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you need representation from an experienced Oklahoma City attorney immediately. ...
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  • Pregnancy Discrimination & Your Rights

    Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978, pregnant employees must not be discriminated against in the workplace. However, the PDA only applies to companies with 15 or more employees. If you work at a company with less than 15 employees, you will need to look at your regional Department of Labor Women’s Bureau office to understand your rights. Under the PDA, you are protected from a ...
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  • 5 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Attorney During Your First Meeting

    Seeking a divorce can be a stressful experience. Having the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney can help make the process go smoothly, and you won’t have to handle the complex legal issues on your own. During your initial consultation, there are several questions you should ask to help you better understand your case, as well as help you understand what benefits the divorce lawyer can provide. ...
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  • Nursing Home Neglect Is a Form of Abuse!

    Nursing home neglect falls under the umbrella of abuse, although the two words have distinct meanings. While abuse involves doing things to another than can be physically and emotionally hurtful, neglect involves omission , that is, omitting to do things that promote emotional and physical well-being. When a nursing home fails to provide proper care, your loved ones can suffer significant physical ...
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  • What Can I Do if My Employer Breached My Contract?

    If you have an agreement with your employer, they should never breach that contract, but alas, this is not a perfect world. Business can be unmerciful, but when you are mistreated in this manner, there are legal courses of action you may take. Below we’ll discuss what an employer breach of contract is and what you can do about it. What Is an Employer Breach of Contract? Just like any formal ...
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  • How Social Media Can Harm Your Custody Case

    Pursuing legal and physical custody of your child can help you maintain a positive relationship after a divorce or separation. However, custody disputes are often stressful and emotionally traumatic. When each parent is fighting for the right to have custody, or is accusing the other side of being unfit to have custody, evidence is important. In recent years, social media posts have become ...
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  • Why You Shouldn't Apologize After an Accident

    Being involved in a traffic accident can be scary and stressful. Many people don’t know what to do, and if they feel like they were in the wrong, they might apologize and say something like, “I’m sorry, I didn’t see you,” or, “I just wasn’t paying attention.” While apologizing seems to be a natural urge for many people who think they have just caused an accident, it is important to avoid this ...
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  • Starting Off the New Year as a New Family

    Stepparents can be an important part of a child’s life, and they often desire a legally recognized bond. It is possible for stepparents to adopt their children, but the process can mean challenges that traditional adoptions don’t have. As a stepparent, you may be looking forward to ringing in the New Year with your new family, and our Oklahoma City family law attorneys can help you make the formal ...
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