Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths


A widely held but false belief or idea.  –  Myth

My goal in this series of posts is to challenge and hopefully dispel some of the myths about Oklahoma Estate Planning. Hopefully, these posts give you some ideas on things you need to do or be thinking about.

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: A will covers disposition of all your assets

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: Having a Will avoids Oklahoma probate

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myth: If I have a Trust, I do not need a Will.

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: If I die without a will, all my assets go to the government.

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: I can do my own estate plan

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: Estate Planning is only for the wealthy

Oklahoma Estate Planning Myths: I am too young for an estate plan

Posted by Shawn Roberts

On this blog, I write about and try to answer practical Oklahoma legal questions. My focus and most experience is in estate planning and business issues including Oklahoma non-compete law. I make a living as an attorney in the law firm I founded, Shawn J. Roberts, P.C. in Oklahoma City. I live in Edmond with my wife Amy and my two children, Sam (19) and David (11). We live precisely in the path of where the "wind comes sweeping down the plains."

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