Jessica L. Caruthers, Attorney at Law   The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law allowing eligible employees to take unpaid leave from their jobs for specific reasons, with guaranteed reinstatement. Employers must comply with the FMLA if they have 50 or more employees for at least 20 weeks in the current… Read more »

Philip J. Outhier, Attorney at Law   When charged with a crime in the state of Oklahoma, the matter can be resolved in three different ways. The matter may be dismissed by the prosecuting attorney if he or she finds that the evidence is not sufficient to go forward to trial. In addition, the matter… Read more »

Jessica Caruthers, Attorney at Law   In more than one recent probate case, I have faced scenarios similar to the one described below: Oklahoma resident Laura died in 2012, and her estate is being probated. Laura is survived by her husband, James, and an adult daughter from a prior marriage, Alice. During Laura’s first marriage,… Read more »

Jessica L. Caruthers, Attorney at Law   Do you know what your employees are discussing in the lunchroom? On breaks? By the copy machine?   Chances are probably good that from time to time, they’re discussing politics.   Whether they like or dislike a particular senator, governor, city council member, or even a piece of… Read more »