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What is the time frame for filing probate on an estate in Oklahoma

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What is the time frame for filing probate on an estate in Oklahoma? Who can file the probate? Does it have to be the living children or can it be the grandchildren of the deceased?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 5 years ago.
What do you mean by "what is the time frame"?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
How long after a person dies, does the family have to file the estate in probate?
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 5 years ago.
I don't think OK has a time limit but it should be done as soon as possible.

The OK probate rules are at and none of those set a specific time. Many states don't have a time limit and those that do it is generally two years at the very least.

As to the other questions any "interested party" can petition to admit the will. That would include any heir or potential heir, which includes the grandchildren.

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