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Oklahoma City Trusts and Estates Lawyer

Chance L. Deaton
Chance L. Deaton
chance@fogglawfirm.com

Richard M. Fogg
Richard M. Fogg
richard@fogglawfirm.com

Fogg Law Firm

421 South Rock Island
El Reno, OK 73036
United States

Consult with a Proven Oklahoma City Trusts and Estates Lawyer

The proven Oklahoma City estate lawyers at Fogg Law Firm are experienced in the effective resolution of estate lawsuits and claims as related to family estates and trusts. Oklahoma City estate attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general estate law, including but not limited to instances of estate bankruptcy, living trusts and retirement planning in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma City trusts and estates attorneys have experience representing clients with matters involving:

  • Oklahoma City Decedents Estate Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Estate Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Estate Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Family Trusts Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Living Trusts Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Powers of Attorney Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Retirement Planning Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Special Needs Trusts Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Trust Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Unclaimed Property Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City Wealth Planning Lawyer

Experienced Oklahoma City Trust Attorney

Trusts are estate-planning tools that can replace or supplement wills; as well as help manage property during life. A trust manages the distribution of a person’s property by transferring its benefits and obligations to different people. There are many reasons to create a trust, making this property distribution technique a popular choice for many people when creating an estate plan.

The basics of trust creation are fairly simple. To create a trust, the property owner (called the “trustor,” “grantor,” or “settlor”) transfers legal ownership to a person or institution (called the “trustee”) to manage that property for the benefit of another person (called the “beneficiary”). The trustee often receives compensation for his or her management role. Trusts create a “fiduciary” relationship running from the trustee to the beneficiary, meaning that the trustee must act solely in the best interests of the beneficiary when dealing with the trust property. If a trustee does not live up to this duty, then the trustee is legally accountable to the beneficiary for any damage to his or her interests. The grantor may act as the trustee himself or herself, and retain ownership instead of transferring the property, but he or she still must act in a fiduciary capacity. A grantor may also name him or herself as one of the beneficiaries of the trust. In any trust arrangement, however, the trust cannot become effective until the grantor transfers the property to the trustee.

An experienced Oklahoma City estate lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a trusts and estates case.

Trusted Oklahoma City Estate Law Firm

The Oklahoma City estate attorneys at Fogg Law Firm are distinguished by a history of successful estate claim recoveries and resolutions. For experienced representation in an estate dispute or if you need help with estate planning, contact the Oklahoma City estate lawyers at Fogg Law Firm in Oklahoma.

Fogg Law Firm

421 South Rock Island
El Reno, OK 73036
United States

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Fogg Law Firm

421 South Rock Island
El Reno, OK 73036
United States

Law Firm Contact: Richard M. Fogg

Tel: 405.262.3502

Fax: 405.295.1536

Email: richard@fogglawfirm.com

Website: www.fogglawfirm.com

Member Since: 1994

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