Reputable Estate Planning Attorney Safeguarding Oklahoma City Client Assets
Making a will is one of the most important things you will do in your lifetime. It is essential in making sure your loved ones are looked after once you pass away. Although talking about the disposition of your assets and end of life care are often sensitive and uncomfortable topics, seeking an attorney’s advice in these areas can ensure that your final wishes are respected. Doug Carel Attorney at Law can provide you with services in the area of estate planning, including living and testamentary wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and more.
Oklahoma Wills & Trusts
Attorney Carel has prepared wills and trusts for many people over the years. He has ample knowledge of the law and the relevant experience needed to assist you in planning for your estate. Doug can prepare your will or trust quickly and correctly. Completing this documentation will almost certainly afford you peace of mind in knowing that your assets are protected and allocated according to your wishes.
Powers of Attorney
A power of attorney is a document that allows you to make important decisions and to take actions on behalf of someone who is not mentally capable. In many instances, a proper power of attorney allows one to avoid a costly guardianship proceeding. However, the document must be prepared and signed before the person experiences a mental issue that renders them incapable of handling their day-to-day business. Doug has written numerous powers of attorney and can help you with your needs as well.
The legal term for when Court action is required to administer a person’s estate after they pass away is probate. If the estate owner dies without a valid will, probate will be required. It is sometimes ordered even with the presence of a will, depending on its contents. Doug Carel helps clients who have been named executors of an estate get through this process efficiently. He is prepared to assist you in protecting and distributing the assets in any probate proceeding.