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Options for avoiding the probate process

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Feb 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

Probate is the legal procedure for handling a deceased person's estate. This process can be time-consuming and costly. It can also expose sensitive details about your family to the public. Fortunately, there are several strategies you can use to sidestep probate and ensure the smooth transfer of ...

Do the Oklahoma courts uphold verbal contracts?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Dec 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

Businesses and self-employed professionals often require contracts to successfully do business. Contracts clarify the obligations that parties have to one another. They also help make business arrangements enforceable if either party defaults in some way. The more complex an agreement is, the mor...

What are some common myths about creating a will?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Nov 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Those who have yet to start the estate planning process may begin by creating a will. This document allows you to name beneficiaries for your assets, as well as identify a legal guardian for any minor children you have. When it comes to creating a will, there are several myths that can mislead in...

Is it time to review and update your will?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Nov 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

Estate planning is not a one-time arrangement. It is a process that continues as long as you are alive. Accordingly, you have to regularly review your estate planning tools, such as your will, and update them to reflect your present goals and situation. This provides you control over you and your...

When should you update your estate plan?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Oct 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Estate planning is a comprehensive financial and legal strategy that ensures the orderly distribution of your assets and the management of their affairs upon their incapacity or passing. At its core, an estate plan reflects your intentions, preferences and values to safeguard your assets. Having ...

4 reasons millennials should have an estate plan

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Oct 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Estate planning is a component of financial responsibility and security. For millennials, it might seem like a task for the distant future. In reality, it is a prudent move to consider at any stage of life. 1. Protecting your loved ones Creating a clear and legally binding estate plan ensures tha...

Funding a trust is as important as creating one

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Aug 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

Trusts can help people to navigate an assortment of different family and financial circumstances. Some people create a trust to add to an estate plan because they want to protect their resources from collection activity as they age. Others worry about whether their high-value estate will trigger ...

What property types are not covered by my will?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Aug 03, 2023 | 0 Comments

Having a valid will addresses many issues concerning an individual's estate. Aside from naming an executor, it can also help determine beneficiaries and provide details for dividing the estate. However, a will might only cover specific property types. Some assets could follow survivorship rights,...

Is it time to change your probate attorney?

Posted by Lidia Law Firm, P.C. | Jul 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

During the initial stages of probate, you might realize that you do not like how your probate attorney is managing things. Perhaps there's been little to no progress or an immense lack of communication. If you are the executor of an estate, it can be frustrating to work with an attorney you do no...

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