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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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  • 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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  • Is Sexual Orientation Protected from Workplace Discrimination?

    Recent laws regarding same-sex marriage rights in the country have changed many peoples’ perception of sexual orientation and equality as a whole. But despite these changes and beliefs, sexual orientation is not a protected class in the workplace. Some examples of protected classes are age, race, disability, and religion. If someone is discriminated against at work or by a potential employer due ...
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  • The Two Types of Sexual Harassment Claims

    Sexual harassment is an unfortunate problem that still exists in workplaces everywhere. When you get to the point where you feel the need to file a sexual harassment claim, it’s important to know what the law says about this issue, as it will help you make a better-informed decision on how to proceed. An Oklahoma City employment attorney can also help you to take the necessary steps and see to it ...
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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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  • New Overtime Laws Might Not Go Into Effect Under Trump

    President-Elect Donald Trump has made it very clear that he will repeal numerous orders and laws implemented by President Barack Obama when he takes office, and one such law may be the new federal overtime regulations that were set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The implementation was delayed due to an injunction by a federal judge, noting that the new laws could not go into effect until a ...
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  • Is Adoption the Right Choice for You?

    Adoption is a beautiful and rewarding experience that can enrich the lives of parents and children involved. Being able to provide a child in need with a stable home and unconditional love and care is truly one of the greatest joys of adoption. However, the decision to adopt should never be taken lightly. Whether you are adopting as first-time parents or would like to grow your existing family, or ...
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  • Tips to Simplify Custody During the Holidays

    Nothing can ruin the joy and excitement of the holiday season quite like an untimely custody or visitation dispute. As you struggle to deal with the anxiety of buying gifts, decorating your home, and organizing plans to see family, the last thing you need is to encounter a major roadblock when determining where and how your children will spend the holidays. Fortunately, there are several ...
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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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  • Relocating with Children After a Divorce

    After child custody has been established and a divorce has been finalized, parents and children can try to find some downtime to settle in and adjust to their new living situations. This is true in both joint custody and sole custody cases. But no matter how thorough a child custody and visitation schedule may be, it is difficult, if not impossible, to anticipate the complexities that will arise ...
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  • Attorney Vizcaino Selected for 2016 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ List

    Mazaheri Law Firm considers itself to be lucky to have Associate Attorney Christine Coleman Vizcaino on our team. We know she is a truly talented, intelligent, and dedicated Oklahoma City employment law attorney. With her recent selection to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ 2016 members list, the whole state will know how great she is as well. We would like to take this time to congratulate her ...
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  • Tips to Help Couples Over 50 Survive Divorce

    We have all heard how more than 50% of marriages in America end in divorce . What many do not know, however, is that the number of couples experiencing divorce later in life is rising, particularly in regards to individuals age 50 and older. While a divorce at any stage of life can be financially and emotionally devastating, divorces between older couples (commonly referred to as silver or gray ...
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  • Attorney Mazaheri-Franze Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠

    Managing Attorney Katherine R. Mazaheri-Franze of Mazaheri Law Firm in Oklahoma City has always been renowned for her client-focused approach to everything she does. We are excited to announce that her dedication, skill, authenticity, and compassion has been professionally recognized, as she has been chosen for the 2016 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list. Only 5% of the nation’s top attorneys will ...
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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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