Probate Shortcuts in Oklahoma
Oklahoma offers a probate shortcut for "small estates." This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Avoiding Probate in Oklahoma
Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person's assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing.
Making a Financial Power of Attorney in Oklahoma
Why do I need an Oklahoma financial power of attorney? If you become ill or injured and you can't take care of your own finances, someone else must step in to help.
Do I Need to Have My Oklahoma Living Will Witnessed or Notarized?
In Oklahoma, your living will and medical power of attorney are combined into one form called an advance directive for health care.
Oklahoma Living Wills and Advance Directives for Health Care: What You Need to Know
Why do you need a living will and power of attorney for health care (called an advance directive for health care in Oklahoma)? If you become unable to direct your own medical care
Making a Will in Oklahoma
What can I do with an Oklahoma will? A will, also called a "last will and testament," can help you protect your family and your property. You can use a will to:
Oklahoma Restrictions on Who Can Serve as Executor
Learn the rules about who can be your executor in Oklahoma.
Make a Living Trust in Oklahoma
What is a living trust? A trust is an arrangement under which one person, called a trustee, holds legal title to property for another person, called a beneficiary.
ABLE Accounts in Oklahoma: A Savings Plan for Disability Costs
Oklahoma residents can open ABLE accounts in another state.
Intestate Succession in Oklahoma
What Happens to Digital Assets in Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, your executor has the authority to access some of your digital assets. This will help with the job of wrapping up your estate, but it could also allow your executor to get into acco
How to Become an Organ Donor in Oklahoma
Hundreds of Oklahoma residents are currently waiting for donated organs.
Burial & Cremation Laws in Oklahoma
Each state has laws affecting handling of a body after death (embalming, burial or cremation, scattering ashes) and how to get a death certificate.
Making Funeral Arrangements in Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, you may name the person who will carry out your funeral arrangements.
Oklahoma Home Funeral Laws
If you are interested in holding a home funeral for a loved one who has died, you’ll need to be aware of the laws that apply. Here is an overview of the rules that govern home funerals in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma's Death With Dignity Act
The Oklahoma legislature is considering a death with dignity bill, HB1673, called the Oklahoma Death With Dignity Act, that would allow terminally ill patients who meet certain requirements to request life-ending medication.