Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Estate Planning Lawyers
Oklahoma Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
I also have extensive experience in business and corporate law, including the formation of all types of business entities; contracts and contract negotiations; the purchase and sale of businesses and real estate and commercial litigation.
I am a member of the following professional organizations:
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Estate Planning, Probate and...
Norman, OK 73069
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Cindy Allen established her private law practice in 2003 and continues to expand the law firm by providing legal representation for a number of practice areas.
Ms. Allen was named a...
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Oklahoma City Estate Planning Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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