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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Top 3 Divorce Mistakes You'll Want to Avoid

    If you and your spouse have made the difficult decision to end the marriage, knowing what pitfalls have hindered others could help you avoid similar problems during your dissolution. An attorney can ensure that all logistical aspects of your case are handled appropriately. However, there are personal aspects of a divorce that can only be controlled by you and your soon-to-be ex. As you work ...
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  • Why Divorces Increase in January

    January has been unofficially dubbed “Divorce Month” due to the notable increase in marriage dissolutions that happen, or at least begin, at this time. For many couples, the divorce may not be executed until several months down the line; however, the notion to end the marriage at least starts around January. Why the Increase? According to respected psychologists in the field, some of the most ...
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  • 412 Million FriendFinder Accounts Leaked Due to Recent Hacker Attack

    You may recall that last year, around 40 million user accounts registered at Ashley Madison , an online website promoting a “safe place” to commit adultery, were exposed to the public due to a hack and data leak. The direct result was countless divorces across the world being filed once spouses dabbling in infidelity were outed and put on the “cheater” list. Now, another hacker attack seems to ...
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  • Top 4 Mistakes During Child Custody Battles

    Child custody is often one of the most contentious issues during a divorce and can create a massive divide between parents. While some couples are able to come to a mutually acceptable arrangement on their own, couples who cannot see eye to eye have no other choice than to go to family court and seek a child custody order from a judge. When this happens, parents are essentially placing their ...
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  • Should You Wait Until the Holiday Season is Over to Divorce?

    If you don’t pay close attention to the calendar, it will be Thanksgiving before you know it now that the autumn has officially begun. For many people unhappy in their marriage, this time of year represents an uncomfortable family law limbo. Should they file for divorce as soon as they can? Or should they wait until the holiday season closes to avoid awkward conflicts? Many might think it is best ...
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  • Social Media and Divorce

    Over the past decade, social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have exploded in popularity. These web and mobile applications have changed how we share pictures to who we keep in contact with. What many people may not know is that social media is beginning to play a growing role in divorce cases across the nation. In fact, a google search for “Facebook divorce” will call up ...
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  • Dating During Divorce

    If a marriage has broken down, exploring new and prospective romantic interests can seem like a breath of fresh air. While beginning another relationship may feel like the right move, dating during a divorce can have serious consequences. Remember, until a divorce is finalized, you and your spouse are legally married. Introducing a new relationship into the picture before the final papers are ...
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  • Divorce Seems to Spike in August & March

    When researchers at the University of Washington started to analyze divorce filing records from 2001 to 2015, they expected they would see a fairly even graph with some slight difference. What they got was a bit more surprising. According to their findings, a considerable spike of divorce filings occur in both March and August and a noticeable dip in filings occur in November and into December. ...
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  • Divorce

    Divorce: Before you say I do, Ensure you can say I don't A proposed law: House Bill 2279, will limit divorces under the incompatibility provision, stating a divorce should not be granted if there are living minor children in the marriage, the parties have been married 10 years or longer or if either party files a written objection to the divorce. Click here for more information. If this law ...
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