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Oklahoma Estate Planning 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.

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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Estate Planning Attorneys In Oklahoma City, Edmond, OK Ready To Answer Any And All Of Your Questions

Many people make the mistake of assuming that estate planning is only for the elderly or the wealthy. Many others acknowledge the importance of estate planning, but procrastinate doing it for any number of reasons; perhaps they don’t want to face the reality of death, they don’t understand how to start the process, or they’re simply worried about making the tough decisions that are often involved. The truth of the matter is that an accident can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of their age or health status. In addition, estate planning is for everyone—not just those who have countless assets.

The estate planning attorneys at Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC in Oklahoma City, OK understand the technical and emotional challenges that estate planning presents, and they’ve dealt with hundreds of clients who have felt overwhelmed by the process. In each and every case, they take the time to truly understand their client, which means learning about their values, goals, desires, and concerns. They also ensure that every single one of their clients understands the process of estate planning and feels confident in their decisions before anything is put in writing. It’s not just their job to alleviate the stress that comes along with the important task of estate planning—it’s their passion. With offices in Oklahoma City, and Edmond, the estate planning attorneys at Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC are here to answer any and all questions about the estate planning process.

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What Are The Basic Components Of An Estate Plan?

The specifics of an estate plan will depend in part upon the individual’s assets, circumstances, and goals, but the following documents are essential to almost every thorough plan:

  • Will Or Trust - A will is a document that allows a person to state how they want their assets dealt with upon their death. For example, an individual might choose to have their assets donated to a charity or organization, distributed equally among their children, or reserved entirely for a specific individual. The assets listed in a will must go through the probate process prior to being distributed; a properly created and funded trust functions similarly to a will but allows for the probate process to be avoided. Depending on a person’s individual circumstances, a trust may better suit their needs than a will, or vice versa. These determinations are best made with the assistance of an experienced estate planning attorney in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Durable Power Of Attorney - This document allows a person to appoint someone whom they would trust to handle their financial affairs in the event of incapacitation.
  • Medical Power Of Attorney - This document allows a person to appoint someone whom they would trust with medical decision-making authority in the event of incapacitation. For example, if someone were rendered unconscious or otherwise unable to make decisions due to a medical condition, the person holding the medical power of attorney would be able to provide consent for medical care and treatment on that individual’s behalf.
  • Advance Directive - An advance directive is similar to a medical power of attorney document in that it deals with medical decision-making, but different in that it applies to end-of-life decisions, such as whether to go forth with a life-saving surgery, accept or decline CPR, or remain on life support.

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Additional Estate Planning Options And How An Attorney In Oklahoma City, OK Can Help

The attorneys at Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC also help people deal with the following aspects of estate planning:

  • Business succession planning
  • Estate tax planning
  • Medicaid planning
  • Asset protection
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Special needs planning

The above-mentioned aspects of estate planning will apply to individuals who have particular sets of circumstances, and aren’t always as straightforward as signing a few documents. This is where the assistance of a seasoned estate planning attorney comes into play. Protect the life you’ve built in Oklahoma City, OK and hire an attorney today. Don’t waste your time with the one-size-fits-all “do-it-yourself” plans that you’ll find online, as these can lead to very costly mistakes down the line, and will fail to consider the uniqueness of your life, your needs, and your goals.

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)

Face The Inevitable: Get To Planning With The Help Of The Best Estate Attorneys In Oklahoma City, And Edmond, OK

Attorney Terrell Monks has been helping people with estate planning in Oklahoma City, OK for nearly two decades, and still jumps at the chance to learn something new about this area of law in order to best serve his clients. He not only attends continuing education classes on estate planning and probate matters, but has become a teacher and leader in the field. For these reasons, along with his unending dedication and compassion, Terrell Monks stands out among other attorneys in the field. Get the best of the best; contact Oklahoma Estate Attorneys, PLLC today.

Areas We Serve

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