Oklahoma City Estate Planning Attorney
Virtually everyone can benefit from having an estate plan
Without your own plan, the State of Oklahoma will determine how your assets are distributed after you pass away. Of course, the government is not interested in making sure your wishes are carried out, minimizing costs and streamlining the distribution of assets to loved ones.
An estate plan can also help you accomplish a variety of other goals, including:
Having a plan of your own can also ensure that a person you designate will make financial and medical decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated. Without a plan, someone will petition the court to make these important decisions for you—a person you might not want to have this authority.
Our team will take the time to get to know you on a personal level to gain a thorough understanding of your goals, concerns and hopes for the future and look forward to the opportunity to meet you in person and come to know your concerns and objectives. At at Rischard & Associates our objectives are to:
Ensure your directives are carried out properly for your loved ones
For a trust to accomplish its goals it must be properly administered and funded.
Accomplishing all of this would be difficult enough without the added grief and stress of losing a loved one. If you have been asked to administer a trust, we will:
Oklahoma Trust Administration Attorney
Rischard & Associates administers probate and estate settlement
Probate is a court-managed process in which a person’s assets are retitled and distributed after he or she passes away. It sounds simple enough, but the process can be expensive, time-consuming and frustrating—even more so without proper legal counsel.
While much of our practice is devoted to helping clients avoid probate entirely, families often ask us to help them with the probate and estate settlement process.
We invite you to contact us at your earliest convenience for a personal meeting.