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Small Business Relief: Top Loan Options

Rainey Law Continues to Serve Clients (with the help of technology) Governor Kevin Stitt recently signed an order declaring legal services as an essential business. Our team at Rainey Law continues working with full remote access capabilities from home and with limited personnel in our physical offices to ensure the health of others and our [...]

2020-04-06T13:25:52-05:00 April 4th, 2020|Articles|

We’re Still Here to Serve You: Find out If Emergency Sick Leave and Family Leave Impacts You

It’s that time of year again when we make time to visit our loved ones for the holidays and hopefully create warm memories. For some of our clients, this time is bittersweet because memories are all they have. While they remember and are grateful for the good times shared, a lot also struggled to properly grieve because of the messes left behind by their loved ones. Often there was no will, no trust, no direction for the family to move forward, and no real room to grieve for months and sometimes years.

2020-04-02T05:56:13-05:00 April 2nd, 2020|Articles|

Are You Leaving Memories or a Mess? 5 Reasons to Gift Your Family an Estate Plan

It’s that time of year again when we make time to visit our loved ones for the holidays and hopefully create warm memories. For some of our clients, this time is bittersweet because memories are all they have. While they remember and are grateful for the good times shared, a lot also struggled to properly grieve because of the messes left behind by their loved ones. Often there was no will, no trust, no direction for the family to move forward, and no real room to grieve for months and sometimes years.

2019-12-20T09:11:57-06:00 December 20th, 2019|Articles|

Is Your LLC Protecting You? Common Mishaps that Can Remove LLC Protections

A company recently asked us to review an employee handbook to ensure the business’s and the employees’ rights are protected and up to date based on Oklahoma Law. Our review and updates addressed a multitude of legal issues, including Oklahoma’s recent legalization of medical marijuana.

2019-10-16T10:20:19-05:00 October 16th, 2019|Articles|

Oklahoma Expands Employers’ Rights Re: Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

A company recently asked us to review an employee handbook to ensure the business’s and the employees’ rights are protected and up to date based on Oklahoma Law. Our review and updates addressed a multitude of legal issues, including Oklahoma’s recent legalization of medical marijuana.

2019-08-14T14:57:41-05:00 August 8th, 2019|Articles|

Navigating the Three Main Problem Solving Alternatives: Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation

A young woman recently came to our offices, visibly upset, and told us about a problem she was struggling with. She thought she’d been wronged, but she didn’t understand how to address the situation or what legal options were available to her. The uncertainty scared her and left her asking where to even begin.

2019-07-18T09:39:33-05:00 July 16th, 2019|Articles|

5 Reasons Why Everything Must Go (Into Your Trust)

We recently met with a couple whose trust was more than 10 years old (see our article on when to have your estate plan reviewed). A lot of life happened during 10 years and the clients got busy and failed to put 6 assets in their trust. Failure to title the couples’ property in their trust could have triggered a lengthy and expensive probate had the couple died without making it to our offices to get all assets in their trust.

2019-06-05T09:22:37-05:00 June 4th, 2019|Articles|

5 Rights YOU Have as a Beneficiary

Revocable Trusts have become more common over the last 40 years (click here to learn more about Estate Plans), and when the grantor dies (the person who created the trust), their trust becomes irrevocable. This is when YOUR rights as beneficiaries kick in.Being a beneficiary does not mean you simply have to sit back and wait.

2019-04-29T12:36:21-05:00 April 23rd, 2019|Articles|

Top 5 Myths Regarding Your Power of Attorney (POA)

We often meet with clients who have given someone power of attorney or hold power of attorney for someone. Over the years we’ve heard many myths about what a power of attorney is and what it allows you to accomplish. While you might have a general understanding of what a power of attorney is, we think it’s just as important to understand what it’s not.

2019-08-30T07:45:52-05:00 November 2nd, 2018|Articles, Newsletters|
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