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April 2018 Archives

Taking action before probate administration may be proactive

Acting as the executor of an Oklahoma estate is a considerable responsibility. In the best case scenarios, a person would gain the approval of a candidate before making such an appointment. This preapproval means the executor would know that he or she is in such a position when the time comes to handle the necessary affairs, such as dealing with probate administration.

Accident in Oklahoma leads to drunk driving arrest

When a car accident looks suspicious, authorities may start to think that impairment was a possible factor. Of course, law enforcement officers need probable cause before they can arrest a person for drunk driving. Nonetheless, individuals could easily wind up in this type of situation, and they may need help when it comes to dealing with criminal charges.

Long-term care planning can be vital part of estate planning

Because a detrimental health-related event could happen to anyone at any time, it is important to have a plan in place. Some Oklahoma residents may think that they will not face any serious issue for some time, but an injury-causing accident or severe illness could lead to complications or even incapacitation. Due to these possibilities, it may prove useful to consider estate planning options relating to long-term care.

Drunk driving charges leveled against injured Oklahoma driver

When dealing with accusations of driving under the influence of alcohol, a case can seem overwhelming. Though charges for drunk driving are not uncommon, each case is different. Rather than feeling out of hope, individuals may wish to remember that information on their legal options is available.

Estate planning: Trusts could help protect assets

Though Oklahoma residents may spend their lives working for success and accumulating assets, they likely understand that they cannot take their wealth with them when they die. As a result, individuals typically choose to leave funds and other assets to their loved ones or charities. Of course, when it comes to estate planning and bequeathing assets to family and friends, simply leaving them large sums of money could prove problematic.

Disputes, taxation may cause estate planning worries in Oklahoma

Deciding how assets should be addressed after one's death can be difficult. There are many factors that Oklahoma residents want to take into consideration while estate planning, and it is not unusual for individuals to face similar concerns despite their vastly different circumstances. In fact, the possibility of disputes between family members and taxes top many estate planners' concerns.

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