16th Aug 2017

It is County Fair season in Oklahoma.  The 2017 Texas County Fair begins tonight at 6:00 p.m.  It is the 100th anniversary this year.  I will be out there for the ribbon cutting with the Ambassadors. For the first time … more

1st Aug 2017

Team Cory Hicks, Attorney at Law recently won third place in the Guymon Kids Inc. Boys T-Ball league this summer.  Below is a picture of the kids at the awards ceremony. One of the best parts was getting to see my oldest … more

10th Jul 2017

In this series of posts, we are looking to clarify what an “estate” is – in a practical, real world way, not a legal dictionary way. Prior Illustration – Property Focus In the last post, I gave one practical illustration … more

3rd Jul 2017

In the last post, we set out to shed some light on what exactly “Estate” means. One way to define an estate is to think about property ownership. An estate will be necessary when someone dies owning property in their … more

27th Jun 2017

“Estate” is one of those words that is often used in the law but not in everyday conversation.  I just spoke at a conference titled, “Estate Administration From Start To Finish.”  My office cups summarize my law practice in three … more

14th Jun 2017

I had a great time presenting yesterday at National Business Institute’s (NBI) “Estate Administration From Start to Finish” continuing education seminar in Oklahoma City.  Thank you to NBI for putting on the conference.  And thank you to everyone who attended or … more

12th May 2017

In a recent Avvo legal guide, I addressed common issues regarding marriage and sales of real property in Oklahoma.  That guide laid out three general rules.  The deed must: 1) show the grantor/seller as single, 2) be between spouses with that … more

3rd May 2017

I got new cups for the office today: If everything works out according to plan, I will be passing some out at the Guymon Pioneer Days Parade this Saturday with the whole family.  I will also be out delivering some in … more

25th Apr 2017

I will be presenting a couple of sessions at a Continuing Legal Education seminar titled “Estate Administration From Start to Finish” in Oklahoma City on June 13. This is a National Business Institute (NBI) event.  I have worked with them several … more

30th Mar 2017

This is probably the final blog post in this series on Special Administrators.  Using the example of Aubrey McClendon’s estate as a popular example, the series first looked at the basic role and function of a Special Administrator.  The series … more