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Divorce mediation: What you should know

Oklahoma couples who are going through a divorce often want to benefit from advantages of mediation. These advantages include the fact that mediation is often faster, less expensive and far less stressful than litigating a divorce in court. Mediation can also help speed up the process of out-of-court settlement negotiations.

DUI consequences involve more than just fines or jail

In order to reduce the risks associated with intoxicated drivers, Oklahoma has implemented severe penalties for those charged with driving while under the influence (DUI) offenses. Repeat offenders, especially, face harsh consequences, even if no one got hurt as a result of the alleged drunk driving. The higher your blood alcohol content (BAC), the stiffer the potential penalties for driving. A third offense in a ten-year period, even with a low BAC, could result in up to seven years in prison, thousands of dollars in fines and the loss of your license for three years after incarceration.

Fight drug charges to protect your child’s future

Here in northern Oklahoma, drug charges are no laughing matter. Both legally and socially, if your child faces drug charges, they face many doors potentially closing in the future. As a parent, you have the right to determine how to aid or care for your child, and the independent spirit that flourishes here in Sooner country often entails tough love.

Teaching teenagers to avoid driving distractions

When teaching a teen to drive in Oklahoma (or any other state, for that matter) there's obviously a certain amount of personal safety risk involved. However, since every motorist is obligated to adhere to all traffic regulations, and act with caution to keep everyone as safe as possible, if every driver fulfills his or her duty, that risk should be very low. Certain situations (and people) cause the risk to soar; distracted drivers rank high among roadway dangers.

Social Security disability: Did you have a heart attack?

No one expects to suffer a heart attack. That's why they're called "attacks." They come to us at the most inopportune moments in our lives, often when we're already dealing with an enormous amount of worry and stress. Just when you think you can't handle any more difficulty, it hits.