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Tulsa Last Will and Testament Attorney

Helping Clients Create the Cornerstone of Their Estate Plan

Navigating the complexities of estate planning and creating a Last Will and Testament can be overwhelming and emotionally taxing. Whether you’re just getting started on your estate plan or need to update existing documents, understanding the legal landscape of wills and estate planning can be challenging. You don’t have to face these challenges alone. The proficient attorneys at Bundy Law Office in Tulsa are here to guide you through this intricate process.

We help clients handle the intricate legal aspects of creating an estate plan, including drafting a Last Will and Testament. Our experienced team provides comprehensive advice, robust representation, and tailored solutions to safeguard your assets, your family, and your future. We serve clients throughout Tulsa and the surrounding areas, focusing on wills and estate planning cases.

Call our Tulsa last will and testament attorneys today at 918-771-7045.

What is a Last Will and Testament?

A Last Will and Testament, often simply referred to as a Will, is a legal document that details your wishes regarding the distribution of your assets and the care of any dependents after your death. It’s the cornerstone of any estate plan, ensuring that your property and possessions are transferred according to your intentions and that your loved ones are cared for in your absence.

  • Appointing an Executor or Personal Representative: Your Will appoints an individual, known as an executor or a personal representative, who will be responsible for carrying out the instructions outlined in the document. This person will handle tasks such as gathering your assets, paying off any debts, and distributing your property to the beneficiaries named in your Will.
  • Distribution of Property: Your Will should specify how your property, including real estate, personal belongings, and financial accounts, will be distributed among your designated beneficiaries. You can also include specific bequests, such as sentimental items or valuable possessions, to be given to particular individuals or organizations.
  • Nominating a Guardian for Minor Children: If you have minor children, your Will can nominate a guardian to take care of them and manage their affairs until they reach adulthood. This guardian will be responsible for the children’s physical, emotional, and legal well-being.
  • Funeral Arrangements and the Benefits of a Valid Will: Your Will can also provide instructions for your funeral arrangements, such as burial or cremation preferences. Having a valid Will ensures that your assets are distributed according to your wishes, preventing disputes among family members and potentially avoiding a situation where the state determines the disposition of your assets.
  • Streamlining the Probate Process: A properly executed will can streamline the probate process, minimize legal fees, and expedite the transfer of assets to beneficiaries. You can ensure their well-being and continued care by appointing a guardian for minor children.

If you’re facing the challenge of creating or updating your Last Will and Testament, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We would be honored to discuss how we can assist you with your estate planning needs. Let us help you navigate this crucial time and secure a better future for you and your loved ones.

Creating Your Will: A Step-by-Step Guide

Embarking on the journey of creating your Last Will and Testament can seem daunting, but with a clear plan, it becomes manageable. Here’s a step-by-step guide to assist you: 

  • Inventory your assets: Start by making a thorough list of your assets. This includes real estate properties, personal belongings, financial accounts, and other items of value.
  • Determine your beneficiaries: Decide who you want to inherit your assets. This could be family members, friends, charities, or other organizations that are meaningful to you.
  • Specify your asset distribution: Clearly outline how you intend to distribute your assets among your chosen beneficiaries. You can be as specific as you like, assigning items or amounts to individuals.
  • Choose your executor: Select a responsible and trustworthy person to serve as the executor of your estate. This individual will ensure that your wishes, as outlined in your Will, are carried out after your death.
  • Consider guardianship for minor children: If you have minor children, it’s important to identify a potential guardian who would take responsibility for their care if you were to pass away.

Remember, the roles of executor and guardian do not need to be filled by the same person. Choose individuals who you believe will best fulfill each role. At Bundy Law Office, we’re here to walk you through every step of this process, ensuring your will accurately reflects your wishes and provides for your loved ones.

Comprehensive Last Will and Testament Attorneys Today

While a Will is a crucial part of any comprehensive estate plan, it’s not the only component. At Bundy Law Office, we’re ready to assist you with all aspects of estate planning, including drafting a Durable Power of Attorney and an Advance Directive for Health Care. In many circumstances, a Prenuptial Agreement can also form an important part of your estate plan. Our team is committed to reviewing your situation, discussing your goals and preferences, and creating the necessary documents to authorize agents to act on your behalf and carry out your wishes in the event of your incapacitation or death. Contact us today to start planning for your future.

Contact Bundy Law Office Today

At Bundy Law Office, our commitment extends beyond just providing high-quality legal services. We prioritize excellent customer care for every client. We understand the emotional implications of planning for the future and strive to provide a supportive environment along with our legal experience.

Call our Tulsa last will and testament attorneys today at 918-771-7045.