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Oklahoma Probate Attorney

Your savings and your assets are an important part of your power to help others. They are your power to guide, lead, comfort and support those you love and value in your life. This power should be used with great care, with the most wisdom that you can bring to bear. This power should not be stolen, wasted, nor left to chance.

I believe that you have the right and the moral responsibility to plan and direct how your power will be used when you are no longer here to control and use that power yourself.

If you share these beliefs, I have tools to help you fulfill your right and obligation to carefully share your financial power. Your Trust and your Will can, and should, be carefully crafted with this end in mind. Make a plan. Start today.

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Probate Attorneys In Oklahoma City, OK Here To Provide Legal Assistance In A Time Of Grief

Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be an overwhelmingly emotional and painful time, which only complicates the already complex process of dealing with estate and probate matters. Terrell Monks and Shanika Chapman are compassionate, experienced, and knowledgeable probate attorneys who have helped hundreds of clients through these difficult times. With locations in Oklahoma City  and Edmond, the probate attorneys at Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC are ready and eager to hear from you today.

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When Is Probate Necessary?

When someone dies with a will, the will must be proven, and in order for it to be proven, it must be probated in court. Many people operate off of the assumption that the family members and friends of a deceased individual can simply divide the property in accordance with the wishes stated in the will, but this can lead to all kinds of legal problems, disputes, and arguments. In order to ensure that an individual’s property is truly handled in accordance with their wishes, the probate process must occur. Unfortunately, this process can be challenging and time-consuming, with a number of technical aspects that for the most part, only experienced probate attorneys are suited to deal with. The probate attorneys at Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC in Oklahoma City, and Edmond, OK are here to help.

About Attorney

H. Terrell Monks began practicing Law in Oklahoma County the day after he was sworn in as an Attorney, and he has continued in practice for well over 20 years. As always, you can count on Terrell for reliable legal representation for estate planning, Medicaid, probate, and guardianships.

Our office works to provide excellent customer service, advice you can depend on, and an honest evaluation of your needs and your likelihood of success, and we treat our clients the way we would want to be treated – with courtesy, professionalism, honesty, and respect.

We expect to answer your calls and emails within a day, and usually much faster. (If we are in trial, this may not be possible)... Learn more

What Does The Probate Process Involve?

In dealing with a will, the first order of business for the probate court is to deem the will valid. Once that’s been done, the court will appoint the personal representative of the will, who in most cases will have been named in the will by the decedent. Once appointed by the court, the personal representative will take on a number of responsibilities, including the following:

While all of this may seem overwhelming, an experienced probate attorney in Oklahoma City, OK will be able to explain the ins and outs of every step and ensure that everything is completed an accurate and timely manner.

Areas We Serve

  • Edmond
  • Piedmont
  • Yukon
  • Norman
  • Oklahoma City
  • Nicoma Park
  • Spencer
  • Lake Aluma
  • Spencer
  • Harrah
  • Jones
  • Bethany
  • Del City
  • Forest Park
  • Four Acres
  • Nichols Hills
  • Moore
  • Arcadia
  • Shawnee
  • New Castle
  • Mustang
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