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6 Ways to Avoid Probate After Death

6 Ways to Avoid Probate After Death While there are multiple methods one may use to bypass the lengthy and convoluted probate process when the Decedent is still living, problems can arise if these steps are not in place after the Decedent has passed away. Gaining access to bank accounts, the rights to transfer real…

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How to Prepare for the First Appointment with Your Probate Attorney

Preparing For Your First Meeting With Your Probate Attorney When one is considering embarking on the legal journey to distribute a loved one’s estate, an attorney experienced in probate procedure is an essential guide to arrive at a favorable end to the process in a stress-free manner. Thus, to start this process, the first step…

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What is a Living Will and Why do I Need One?

Understanding more about Living Will In the grand scheme of estate planning documents, a Living Will, or Advanced Healthcare Directive, is a fairly simple document that’s importance cannot be understated. A Living Will, while not technically a will, is a legal binding document stating one’s medical care and end-of-life preferences should they enter an irreversible,…

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Values-Based Estate Planning: What is an Ethical Will?

Estate Planning

Learn about Ethical Will An adequate Estate Plan often attempts to touch on every facet of an individual’s life, such as their property, family, and innermost wishes for how to take care of both after one’s passing. Now, there is a growing trend that also touches on the spiritual characteristics one may wish to impart…

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Will Contests and the Importance of an In Terrorem Clause

Will-Contests and the importance of Terrorem Clause

Learn more about Will Contests and The Importance of an In Terrorem Clause When contemplating one’s estate plan, it’s sometimes difficult to foresee any potential problems that can arise after you are deceased, whether it be the possibility of family drama, changes in the width and breadth of one’s estate, or the early death of…

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Duties of an Executor

Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of an Executor When an individual becomes an executor of an estate, a multitude of duties essential to the completion of probate and the ultimate distribution of the estate accompany the title. To a newly appointed executor new to the probate process, they may be unaware of the breadth of…

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5 Reasons for a Trust

There exist many estate planning vehicles one may use to distribute one’s estate to their chosen heirs. One of the most popular vehicles designed to carry one’s estate in such a way so as to avoid creditors and the tedious probate process is a trust. While typically more complex and expensive to enact, a trust…

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Family Law

Let Our Team Assist and Guide You Family Law encompasses a wide range of practice areas that generally yield some of the most emotionally charged and complex cases for attorneys and clients to experience. From Divorce to Guardianships to Probates, situations involving a family tragedy and issues among your loved ones, among other troubles, are…

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Native American Law

Native American Law Since 2011 Attorney Dru Tate has been practicing Native American law since 2011. She has probated hundreds of Native American estates and Indian land. Her Native American practice has taken her all over the state of Oklahoma, probating Estates in over a dozen counties. Native American law, particularly restricted Indian property and…

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Small Estate Affidavit

Attorney Dru Tate Can Help You Attorney, Dru Tate, has been doing small Estate affidavits since 2011 when she graduated from the Tulsa University College of Law. Dru can help you with all of your small estate needs. A small estate affidavit allows you to bypass having to do a probate, and helps you get…

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