Estate Planning And Probate Law In Southern Oklahoma

A properly drafted and up-to-date estate plan preserves family wealth and makes your wishes known in the event of death or incapacity. That peace of mind that your affairs are in order carries over to your beneficiaries, providing guidance at a difficult time and avoiding family arguments.

The law firm of Hisey & Landgraf offers thorough and affordable estate planning and trust management services in Carver County and Southern Oklahoma. We also welcome out-of-state heirs seeking a local lawyer to assist with estate administration.

Ardmore native Mike Hisey has practiced law for over 40 years. Arrange a consultation at 888-282-1098 (toll free) to discuss your estate-related matters.

Creating Or Updating An Estate Plan

We provide initial and ongoing services to individuals and families. Based on your assets and estate planning goals, we can assist with:

  • Writing a will to declare heirs and distribution of your estate
  • A living will to address end-of-life care
  • Power of attorney to oversee your personal matters
  • Health care power of attorney for medical decisions
  • Appointing guardians for minor children
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts for wealth management
  • Special needs trusts and charitable trusts
  • Gifting and wealth transfer strategies

Our expertise in other areas of law can help in planning for succession of family-owned business and real estate assets, including oil and gas leases, with minimal taxes or probate involvement. We also offer trust management services.

Probate Law And Estate Litigation

Have you been named executor of a will or appointed by the court to administer an Oklahoma estate? Our legal team can assist with all facets of probate and estate administration — opening the estate, inventory of assets, paying debts, distributions to heirs, and accounting and reporting. We likewise handle trust administration and ongoing management of trusts after the benefactor has died.

Hisey & Landgraf represents executors/administrators, beneficiaries and excluded heirs in estate disputes and probate court matters:

  • Will contests (undue influence or testamentary capacity)
  • Misappropriated assets or breach of fiduciary duty
  • Litigation over trusts or trust management
  • Guardianship proceedings

Our goal is to resolve disputes as quickly and cost-effectively as possible to keep the family peace. However, if a rightful inheritance is threatened by someone's fraud or greed, or if you are unfairly accused of wrongdoing, our capable trial lawyers will aggressively assert your rights in court.

Contact our Ardmore office today to discuss your legal needs.