11th Jul 2018

The last post discussed the basics of an Advanced Directive for Healthcare (ADHC) in Oklahoma, which can help in making end of life decisions.  The ADHC is one of at least three basic estate planning documents every person should consider. Before … more

29th Jun 2018

Under Oklahoma law, every adult should consider planning for end of life decisions and scenarios with an Advanced Directive for Healthcare. It is not the only item to consider, of course, but it is the second of the three basic documents every … more

26th Jun 2018

You can view sample ballots for the election today in Oklahoma by entering in your information at the following website: click here.   At the same website (Oklahoma State Election Board), you can see if you are registered, find your polling place, and review … more

5th Jun 2018

A groundbreaking ceremony on the Golden Mesa Casino took place recently in Guymon.  The Guymon Chamber of Commerce and the Guymon Ambassadors took part in the event. Former U.S. Representative and current President of the Department of Commerce, Corporate Development … more

21st May 2018

In just under a month, I will be leading a couple of sessions at a National Business Institute 2-day Practical Course on probate law in Oklahoma. The Course is titled: “Probate: Everything You Need to Know.”  It is scheduled for June 18 & 19, … more

4th May 2018

Pioneer Days is one of the largest annual celebrations and festivals in Guymon and the Oklahoma Panhandle area.  There are parades, BBQs, run/walk events, breakfasts, pancake eating contests, carnivals, world-class rodeo performances, mercantiles (arts, crafts, wares), several special items for kids, and something for … more

26th Apr 2018

Leadership Guymon is an annual project of the Guymon Chamber of Commerce to help members of our Oklahoma Panhandle community learn more about the area and discover possible areas of service and leadership.  It culminates with a graduation banquet, which took place last … more

19th Apr 2018

Before we leave the Durable Power of Attorney and look at another of the three basic documents every estate plan should consider, it is important to emphasize one final, key issue.  That is: having a good Durable Power of Attorney … more

16th Apr 2018

The 2018 Leadership Oklahoma class was in Guymon and various locations in the Oklahoma Panhandle this past week.  Several organizations hosted tours and other events to give Leadership Oklahoma participants a better understanding of this part of the state. The … more

21st Mar 2018

This post continues a closer look at the Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA). The DPOA is one of three documents this Estate Planning 101 series is focusing in on.  These three documents, plus a couple of other important topics, should … more