Oklahoma City Attorneys. Legal Excellence with You in Mind.

Blog Posts in 2018

  • Oklahoma Senator Addresses the Separation of Immigrant Families

    On July 11, 2018, Oklahoma Senator James Lankford addressed the Senate in support of President Donald Trump’s request for new immigration legislation. While Senator Lankford has been pushing the administration to keep immigrant families together, he believes the issue of “fake families” must be dealt with before any constructive legislation can be passed. According to Senator Lankford, there has ...
    Continue Reading
  • What You Need to Know About Your Severance Package

    Losing a job is a terrifying reality to any employee who depends on work for financial security. Fortunately, some companies offer severance packages to assist former employees who have to start job hunting. While labor laws in Oklahoma do not require employers to provide severance pay, some companies have created polices and added the possibility to employment contracts. It’s in your best ...
    Continue Reading
  • Hire an Attorney to Get Your Business Running

    Starting a business is an exciting and difficult undertaking. As an entrepreneur, you know it requires more than big dreams to prepare for opening day. It’s easy to make a vital mistake with so many documents to sign and details to consider. A business law attorney can help set you on the right path to success. Why You Want an Attorney A business lawyer is an essential asset to any startup. For ...
    Continue Reading
  • 4 Tips for Co-Parenting During the Summer

    When it comes time to plan out your summer vacation, make sure you consider how your parenting plan might be affected. Whether you share custody, have primary custody, or follow a visitation schedule, you’ll want to arrange any changes for the summer with your ex ahead of time. Co-parenting is no easy feat, especially during summer vacation and the holidays, but if you plan ahead and find a way to ...
    Continue Reading
  • How Could a Postnuptial Agreement Benefit Me?

    While they might not be the most romantic contracts, postnuptial agreements can be extremely important tools when it comes to protecting your interests and establishing expectations in a marriage. Anyone going into a marriage expects that marriage to last, and to some, a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement might seem like more of an insurance policy than anything else. While it is true that these ...
    Continue Reading
  • What Should I Do After a DUI Arrest?

    DUI charges can be life-altering, which is why it is so important for you to know what to do and take immediate action to protect your rights and your future. If you were arrested for a DUI, you might feel overwhelmed, confused, and unsure of your next step. It can be extremely difficult to deal with the repercussions of any type of arrest, especially if there was also a car crash involved, or if ...
    Continue Reading
  • The #MeToo Movement & Employment Law

    Last year, celebrity scandals pushed the #MeToo movement to center stage, drawing the public eye and empowering sexual assault victims to speak up about their own experiences. This campaign has not only made a significant impact on the lives of victims but has also led to a spike in employment law cases. More and more victims of workplace discrimination are coming forward because they feel ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • #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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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. ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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. ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
Page 1 of 2