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Category: Will

Ancillary Probate in Oklahoma

In the context of estates, when a person dies, a probate or estate proceeding is often commenced in the county in the state where the decedent resided at the time of his or her death.  This proceeding is often referred to as the “domiciliary probate.” However, when a non-resident decendent dies leaving real property or…Read More

Protect Your Loved Ones with an Estate Plan

When the unexpected happens, the most important thing to do for our loved ones is to make sure they have all they need. While preparing for the unexpected is a task less desired by many, it is necessary. Read on to learn how planning your estate ensures that your loved ones are prepared if you…Read More

Tips for an Effective Business Succession Plan

Business leaders create a business succession plan to pass leadership roles down to employees. These plans ensure that businesses continue to run smoothly and without interruption, after leaders retire, pass away, or leave for new opportunities. Succession planning for small businesses is as important for larger entities. Small business planning often means training the next generation…Read More

Cryptocurrency in an estate plan

Estate planning is more complex for individuals with cryptocurrency. Unlike traditional assets, cryptocurrency is not regulated by federal authorities, which may make it difficult for heirs to access them after the owner’s death. Proper planning ensures digital assets are successfully transferred to loved ones and beneficiaries. There are two main ways to own crypto: on…Read More

How to Prepare for the Cost of Long-Term Medical Care

The decision to buy long-term care insurance vs. self-insuring is a common conundrum. If you can afford to self-insure based on your estate planning, then the choice boils down to whether you would like to retain the risk or share the risk with an insurance company. What is long-term care insurance? Long-term care insurance covers…Read More

Wills and trusts for military families

Members of the military have a more dangerous occupation than the average American. Because of this, service members should make estate planning a priority. Make a plan and prioritize estate planning now so in the event that something happens to you, your loved ones will have clear instructions for your assets. Letter of instruction A…Read More

Are you overlooking what happens to your digital assets when you die?

Twenty years ago most people would only have a handful of online passwords to remember. Today, our digital life is much different. We bank online, some have cryptocurrencies, pictures are stored in the cloud and our daily lives are interwoven with digital information. Not everyone makes plans for their digital assets after they pass away,…Read More

The Reasons Why Someone May Contest your Will

An updated will and testament is more important right now than ever before. The last thing anyone wants is a will that is created poorly or is not updated regularly. These wills are vulnerable to being contested or being formally objected to. A will contest can wreak havoc on both your finances and your family…Read More

What happens if you don’t probate a will?

Typically, when a person dies with a will, they have an executor who was named in the will. This person is responsible for being sure that the deceased’s money and property is given to the right people and the debts are paid. Once a person passes away, the executor should file the will in court…Read More