Ardmore, OK asked in Probate for Oklahoma

Q: Are there situations where you still need to go through probate even if the decedent had a will?

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Richard Winblad
Richard Winblad
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Edmond, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: There are many. Primarily if there is property that cannot be transferred without an order of the court. There are times, however, when probate might not be needed. Visit with an attorney about your situation.

Reece B. Morrel Jr
Reece B. Morrel Jr
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: When you file your probate paperwork (the petition) with the court, you actually attach the original will as an exhibit.

Yes, you need to go through probate to see that the will is appropriately administered.

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