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  • Do you need a Will or a Trust?

    Frequently asked questions to help you decide if you need a will. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • FAQ - Making Your Own Will

    Frequently asked questions about making your own will in Oklahoma. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Is Probate Needed?

    FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Key Legal Issues for Seniors

    Common legal issues facing Oklahoma Seniors Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Locate an Elder Law Attorney

    The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys certifies lawyers who have skills and experience in representing older persons in areas of the law like long term care planning, Medicare/Medicaid, and estates matters. Content Detail

    By:
    National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Making Your Own Will

    An explanation of how to make your own will in Oklahoma. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Pension Problems?

    The South Central Pension Rights Project (SCPRP) is a non-profit legal assistance program that helps individuals understand and exercise their pension rights. We provide free legal advice and assistance. Read More

    By:
    Texas Legal Services Center
  • Pension, Retirement Savings or Benefits Questions?

    If you have a question about your pension or retirement benefits, this Counseling & Assistance service area will help you find the right agency in your area to help you. Content Detail

    By:
    PensionHelpAmerica
  • Powers of Attorney

    Information about Powers of Attorney, different types, when to use them, and common questions and answers. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Powers of Attorney - Questions & Answers

    A Power of Attorney is a very powerful tool and an important decision. Here are some questions that you might be asking about using a Power of Attorney. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Seniors Citizens Handbook

    This Handbook is a project of the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (OBA/YLD). Its purpose is to be an easy-to-read guide for senior citizens to use in their daily activities. This Handbook is intended to be only an introduction to issues of concern to seniors. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Transfer on Death Deed (or Beneficiary Deed)

    On November 1, 2008, Oklahoma's Nontestamentary Transfer of Property Act? (Title 58 O.S. §§ 1251-1258) went into effect. This law allows a record owner to use a Transfer-On-Death Deed to name another person to receive his real estate without going through probate. This transfer does not take effect until the landowners death. The person receiving the property (called the beneficiary) must take certain steps to make the transfer legal. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Understanding Elder Law Ethics

    Understanding the Four C's of Elder law Ethics: client identification, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, compentency. Content Detail

    By:
    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • When A Joint Tenant Dies

    If you own a house or land with another person as joint tenants and that person dies, you can place the home or land in your name without going through probate. You do not need a lawyer to do this. You will have to file some papers with the County Clerk. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • When Do You Need Joint Tenancy?

    FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
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