Compassionate Guidance Through The Probate Process
Through probate, Oklahoma law provides a method to determine a deceased person’s assets and debts, assess value of the estate and distribute assets to heirs, as well as creditors. Although it is not a requirement, assistance from a dedicated lawyer can help to ensure administration of an estate occurs as efficiently and accurately as possible.
For the probate of estates in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas, attorney David W. Smith II is ready to guide you through the process. Whether you are the personal representative of the estate, an heir or another involved party, David will work with you to ensure your interests are represented and protected.
A Strong, Effective Legal Advocate
Probate can be a challenging matter if you try to do it alone. You are already going through a difficult time with the loss of your loved one. Let a caring attorney take the legal burden of probate from you. David has the experience necessary to ensure the estate is handled properly.
The purpose of probating an estate is to achieve the following:
- Identify, collect and value property
- Pay taxes and debts
- Distribute assets to intended beneficiaries (identified by the will or state law if no will exists)
- Legally and securely transfer real estate
As your lawyer, David will assist you through the entire probate process, from gathering of property to transferring assets to addressing will contests or other disputes. He will be a strong advocate on your side, working toward an effective administration of the deceased person’s estate.
Ease Your Worries By Working With A Lawyer
You don’t have to manage probate by yourself. For a free, 30-minute initial phone consultation to discuss your probate needs, call 405-544-3635. Or you may send an online message using the form on this website. Evening appointments are available upon request. You can meet by phone or over video chat.