9th Sep 2011

After the death of a loved one, meeting with an attorney is often necessary to determine whether a probate, trust administration, or some other legal action will be necessary.  The following items are essential to making that determination and should … more

24th Aug 2011

CLICK HERE to read an article I recently published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal (Vol. 81, No. 27, Pg. 2215, October 9, 2010 – http://www.okbar.org/obj/default.htm) about changes in the law regarding the creditor claim process in Oklahoma probate procedures.  There are some technical parts, and … more

7th Jun 2011

As discussed in the last blog entry, one simple definition of probate is a legal procedure where certain facts are “proven” when someone dies.  That post listed several items that are generally proven during the probate process in Oklahoma.  The … more

16th May 2011

What is probate?     The word probate derives from the Latin word meaning “to prove.”  One simple definition of probate is a legal procedure where certain facts are “proven” when someone dies. The items generally proven during the probate process … more