As a licensed CPA in the Tulsa metro area, Sara Schmook is a wise choice for clients going through a high-asset divorce and brings well-developed technical skills applicable to most cases Fry & Elder handles.
For 50 years and counting, the Fry & Elder name has been a hallmark of Oklahoma family law excellence and Sara Schmook will only continue to enhance the firm’s reputation as Tulsa’s best family law firm.
Sara’s legal practice is additionally suited to assist clients going through complex divorces which may require division of sophisticated asset portfolios, including executive compensation, business ownership, retirement accounts, investments, large marital homes, boats and lake homes, expensive vehicles and valuable collectibles such as guns, jewelry, tools and more.
Her background as a trusted financial advisor makes her a valuable commodity to the nationally-renowned law firm.
Sara’s legal practice is unique in that much of it is tailored to focus on specific Oklahoma legal financial services such as guardianships, probates, estate planning, business formations and applications to the IRS for 501 (c)(3) not for profit organizations.
Sara Schmook can assist families interested in preserving wealth, minimizing estate taxes and avoiding the burden of probate.
With the reputation of being an elite Tulsa estate planning lawyer, Sara can help navigate families down the complex estate planning process which includes:
- Simple and complex wills and trusts
- Living wills (advance medical directives)
- Durable power of attorney
- Living trusts, irrevocable trusts, revocable trusts, special-needs trusts and generation-skipping trusts
Sara’s connections with local tribal attorneys and her background in accounting has further paved the way for her to take on some unique legal assignments during her distinguished legal career. She has reviewed tribal housing entities and has also provided detailed financial investigation for various tribal entities.
Before joining Fry & Elder, Sara had a private practice and was a senior accountant for Helmerich & Payne, Inc. She received her B.A. at Oklahoma State University before acquiring her J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Sara is active in the Tulsa community, formerly served as the Treasurer for the Marquette Catholic Home & School Association and is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church.