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What You Should Know About Oklahoma DUI Laws

What You Should Know About Oklahoma DUI Laws

While many states share the same general laws governing to driving under the influence (DUI), the specific rules and laws in each state and even each county can vary. Since laws more often than not are created in response to a continuous problem, the DUI laws in one state may be far more excessive than those in others. With 38 percent of those found to have BACs over the legal limit involved in fatal car crashes in Oklahoma every [...]

What to Expect When Hiring an Oklahoma DUI Attorney

What to Expect When Hiring an Oklahoma DUI Attorney

The consequences of a driving under the influence (DUI) charge can be costly, running up to about $10,000, not to mention possible jail time, license suspension, and a damaged reputation in terms of getting hired. These charges can also follow you long after you’ve gone to court and paid your required debt to society. A DUI charge may lead to increased insurance rates and can bar you from jobs that require you to drive company vehicles. However, with the [...]

How Sexual Harassment Harms the Workplace

How Sexual Harassment Harms the Workplace

Sexual harassment can happen unexpectedly and often feels ambiguous, leaving those affected questioning why it happened to them. With the stigma around sexual harassment, recognizing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace is a challenge. However, instances of workplace sexual harassment can be decreased if certain practices are adopted. If you have suffered through workplace sexual harassment in Oklahoma City or the surrounding communities, the lawyers at Putnam Law can help. Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment in Oklahoma There are two [...]

Determining Child Custody and Support After Divorce

Determining Child Custody and Support After Divorce

When parents get divorced, the legal system recognizes the child’s need for the support of both parents and part of that support involves finances. Child support is a legal requirement for the noncustodial parent to pay the parent who has custody of the child. Determining who is the primary caregiver and who is the noncustodial parent can cause emotions to flare during an Oklahoma divorce. If you’re facing a complicated legal battle over child custody, contact the divorce lawyers [...]

Fighting a DUI Charge in Oklahoma

Fighting a DUI Charge in Oklahoma

In recent years, an increase in drunk driving related car accidents and associated deaths have caused the laws governing drinking and driving to grow more stringent in Oklahoma. These laws serve to protect, but there are also complex situations that a local Oklahoma City DUI lawyer may be able to help you fight a DUI or DWI accusation. These charges can have long-term effects on your life and your career. With the right lawyer at your side, you can [...]

Legal Help For Personal Injuries in Oklahoma

Legal Help For Personal Injuries in Oklahoma

Personal injuries can range from broken bones to more serious injuries like head trauma or paralysis from spine injuries. The causes of personal injuries in Oklahoma often involve automobile crashes, medical malpractice, pedestrian accidents, and slip and fall cases. If the injuries sustained from the accident were caused by the negligent behavior of another individual, then you may be able to obtain compensation for your injuries by hiring an experienced personal injury attorney at the Putnam Law Office. Oklahoma Personal [...]

Legal Help For Oklahoma Sexual Harassment

Legal Help For Oklahoma Sexual Harassment

At least one-quarter of women have experienced workplace sexual harassment and a third of charges filed involved harassment of some sort. Sexual harassment comes in many forms and effects citizens all across Oklahoma. When operating or working at an Oklahoma business, it important to be aware of what constitutes sexual harassment including the steps you can take to find legal help if you have been sexually harassed. Types of Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination as it [...]

Father’s Rights & Child Custody Law in Oklahoma

Father’s Rights & Child Custody Law in Oklahoma

With recent trends in divorces in the United States, divorce is becoming a more common occurrence across the country. Oklahoma has one of the highest divorce rates in the country for both men and women. Divorce comes with various concerns, and if the married couple has children, the concerns over how the separation will affect them often take center stage. While some fathers may be concerned about losing their children in custody battles, the legal system has undergone a variety [...]