Open Letter to my readers concerned about rights to the ashes of a loved one
Estate Matters Update: The Importance of FUNDING Your Will
Gale Allison’s thoughts on the recently publicized ruling of the Oklahoma Supreme Court In Re Estate of James.Read More
Do I Have The Right To My Dad’s Ashes?
Dear Ms. Allison: My dad and mom are still legally married. He passed away in another state and his girlfriend of 3 years has his ashes. She won’t even give us none of his ashes or none of his belongings. I am his kid, so can I sue her for his ashes? Or how would…Read More
Can I rescind a waiver of my position as heir to my husband’s estate?
Dear Ms. Allison: How can we ask the court to revive my position as heir to my deceased husband’s estate? Is this even possible? I signed a waiver so the estate could go directly to three children equally. Now that there is greed – two siblings against one, and I was misinformed about signing the…Read More
What are my rights as a beneficiary of a trust?
Dear Ms. Allison: My family has refused me my inheritance left to me by one of my uncles and possibly my grandfather as well. What can I do to find out what both of their Trusts say? My other uncle and I have never gotten along and he is the head of my dead uncle’s…Read More
Asked & Answered: Can I challenge a Will by myself?
Dear Ms. Allison: Where do I get an Oklahoma petition to challenge a Will? Carl in Oklahoma Dear Carl: There are many legal activities that a few, very intrepid people (folks willing to do lengthy research to educate themselves) can do on their own. Drafting a Will contest petition is NOT one of them. These…Read More