What does the phrase
mean to you?
Is the process of considering the
alternatives for, to think through,
and to set up legally effective
arrangements that would meet your
specific wishes if "some-thing
happens" to you or those you care
•your written decisions on who to give your
property to, who will manage the process of giving
away your property, in writing and signed and
witnessed according to Oklahoma law.
•The Will is created while you are alive to control
what happens to your things once you have
Durable Power of Attorney
A durable power of attorney is a simple power of
attorney which gives the attorney-in-fact (the person to
whom power is given) the power to act for you.
It is "durable" because it continues beyond the time
you become incompetent or lose capacity.
The reasons why
Instructs your doctor and other health
care providers not to take special life
continuation measures if death is likely to
It can can be tailored to each person's
thoughts as to the extent to which life
continuation measures are desired.
A couple of
• You have an estate
plan whether you
know it or not
• What a surviving
spouse gets under
• The second marriage
A few times when it is critical to update
your Will or Trust . . .
Someone named in your Will to act as your
personal representative is no longer around
or no longer wants to serve.
Someone named in your Will who you left a
large part of your estate to has passed away.
And . . .
Your Children have grown up.
There is death, divorce or remarriage.
You changed your mind about what you
want to do
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