All posts in 'same-sex couples estate planning oklahoma'

18Jan, 15

On the Friday, January 16th, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear four new cases on same-sex marriage from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld bans on same-sex marriage and marriage recognition in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit decision is at odds with decisions in the Fourth, Seventh, Ninth and ... more

10Aug, 13

One important but often overlooked area in estate planning for the LGBT community involves the right of the surviving partner to control the disposition of the remains of the deceased partner. This is especially an acute problem in Oklahoma since Oklahoma does not allow same sex marriages or recognize same sex marriages performed in another ... more

8Dec, 12

Wills and trusts are important elements in any comprehensive estate plan. Most people realize it is important to have a will and/or trust, but many forget to update them as changes in their situation occur. The following can be reasons why a person needs to update a will or trust: Changes in financial situation, property ... more