If you feel overwhelmed by your duties as the executor of an estate, you are not alone. Executors often feel unsure of how to proceed with probate, especially in the midst of grieving the loss of a loved one.
Most people in Oklahoma understand the importance of a will to protect their estate when they pass away. A will is an important document that every person in Oklahoma should have. But there are other estate planning documents that may be needed, including a revocable living trust.
Oklahoma veterans are some of the most important people in our state. Their sacrifice to keep us safe here in the United States can never be repaid. This is one of the reasons why it is so important for communities to take care of their veterans. One way that the government tries to help veterans is by offering them certain benefits. For example, some veterans are eligible for pensions. There are requirements that these veterans need to meet in order to be eligible and veterans' pension issues can arise from certain situations.
A new dispute has arisen in regards to the Dakota Access Pipeline, the beleaguered oil pipeline project that was underway until the Army Corps of Engineers agreed to reconsider its environmental assessment. The Corps' decision was arguably in response to protests by the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native Americans who oppose the pipeline being installed across Lake Oahe, which provides the tribe's drinking water and is near sacred sites.
Part of growing older is thinking about the future. Health issues that were once far-off possibilities may soon become pressing realities. For many aging Americans, those health issues may require a stay in a nursing home or intermediate care facility.