2nd Oct 2015

In my last post I gave three concrete examples of property ownership in multiple states that I commonly see.  I gave quite a bit of detail in those examples.  Those three examples could be further generalized or simplified as: 1. … more

19th May 2015

In the first post in this series, I laid out the initial question to ask about ancillary estates: did the decedent own property individually in more than one state?  This is much more common than some might think, especially along … more

29th Apr 2015

Questions about ancillary probate in Oklahoma are probably the most common questions I get from this blog – and among the most common questions I receive at my office overall.  I have not addressed that topic on here in some … more

19th Mar 2015

For the last few years, I have had the  honor of speaking at National Business Institute (NBI) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses.  I prepared the written materials last year and prepared to speak on “Title Search and Examination Fundamentals” at … more

10th Mar 2015

Those of us who practice law in Guymon and the other communities of the Oklahoma Panhandle lost one of our own recently.  You can read the fully obituary of Kenneth J. “Kenny” Kelly here. I had just seen Kenny the … more

5th Mar 2015

My wife Julie and I had our third son Nash Ryan Hicks on January 23, 2015. Attached is a picture of him in the hospital with his “Little Brother” shirt on.  My wife bought all 3 of the boys matching … more

10th Nov 2014

Nora Alvarez joined our office as an Administrative Assistant in July.  She is doing a great job, and we are happy to have her.  If you have not had a chance to yet, come in and say “Hi” to Nora … more

27th Aug 2014

My son Hank came by this morning after pre-K and left my new favorite office decoration on my whiteboard.  Nothing like a 4-year-old to help put things in perspective.   Contact us at (580) 338-6503 or at coryhicks@fieldandhicks.com or using … more

9th May 2014

I recently published my first “Legal Guide” on the legal website www.avvo.com.  You can check it out here.  It is titled “Three Documents From the Home State Necessary For an Oklahoma Ancillary Probate.” Do not let an unusual legal word or two completely glaze your … more

5th May 2014

Another Pioneer Days in Guymon has come and gone, with all the usual events: a parade (headed by the Queen and Marshall), a carnival, a mercantile, dances, a Rotary BBQ, a Pioneer Bash, an “old-timers” breakfast, a 5K run and walk, … more