Whether you are just starting out in your career or are nearing retirement, where you decide to live is among the most important decisions you will make. You have likely considered where your city stands in terms of the monetary cost of living; however, have you considered how healthy your city is? An Oklahoma City estate planning attorney at Parman & Easterday discusses how Oklahoma City ranks in terms of the nation’s healthiest cities. What Data Was Compared? To determine America’s … [Read more...] about Healthiest and Unhealthiest US Cities — Where Does Your City Rank?
The vast majority of estate cases never go to trial because the parties enter into settlement agreements. A settlement agreement can be agreed upon at any time, even after a trial has begun. Negotiating a settlement with terms to which both sides can agree is complicated. Always talk to your attorney first if you are considering a settlement or need advice about your legal options. Settlement Agreements A settlement occurs when both sides in the case reach an … [Read more...] about The Estate Litigation Process – Settlement Agreements
For most of us, the assets we own at the time of our death represent the sum total of our wealth. Once we are gone, our estates don’t earn any additional money. For some people, however, they actually continue to earn money long after they are gone. In fact, an Oklahoma City estate planning attorney at Parman & Easterday offers the following list of top earning estates for 2019. Their Estate Made How Much?! Unlike the average person, celebrities often continue to rake in the money … [Read more...] about Top Earning Estates for 2019
Wow...this will hit home for some of you. Hold on...seriously. No one thinks of this as an impediment to creating an effective estate plan. This is going to take Part I and Part II. Compulsive hoarding is a significant psychological disorder that affects as many as one in 20 Americans. Most of the people affected by compulsive hoarding show signs of the disorder while they are younger, but because the disorder tends to worsen with age, it is most commonly seen in people who … [Read more...] about Hoarding and Estate Planning – How Compulsive Hoarding Can Be a Significant Barrier to Effective Estate Planning
For most seniors, one of the most frightening aspects of growing older is the thought of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Whether you are nearing your “Golden Years” yourself, or you have a loved one who is, you need to understand Alzheimer’s disease. To help you learn more about the disease, the Overland Park elder law attorneys at Parman & Easterday explain what you should know about Alzheimer’s. What Is Alzheimer’s Disease? Most people associate Alzheimer’s disease with dementia and … [Read more...] about What You Should Know about Alzheimer’s Disease
Oklahoma City elder law attorneys at Parman & Easterday help seniors address issues that matter when it comes to being prepared for the future. This can include making a legacy plan, creating a plan to afford nursing home care, and taking steps to be prepared for incapacity. Many of the issues that seniors need to be prepare for are difficult to think about because no one likes to think about getting seriously ill or passing away. Yet, it is important for seniors to take a realistic … [Read more...] about Senior Living Centers Make an Impact
Elder law attorneys help clients who are diagnosed with serious medical conditions make plans for their future. These plans can include specifying in advance what kinds of medical care you wish to receive and wish to decline. Your plans can also include taking steps to secure your legacy, as well as taking steps to find programs and services that will enhance your quality of life. Parman & Easterday is here to help, so give us a call to find out about the ways in which our legal team can … [Read more...] about Oklahoma City Ballet To Offer Dance Class For Parkinson’s Patients