The Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor is a boutique law firm with a special focus on distinct legal and family law issues related but not limited to minor, dependent, disabled, and elder guardianship; estate and family planning; probate; and the LGBTQ+ and Native American communities. Well-versed in securing and protecting the legal rights and responsibilities of all clients, regardless of their background, our team of attorneys includes members of the Family Law Institute, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the National LGBT Bar Association, and the OBA Leadership Academy.

Based in Oklahoma City, the Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor has built a national reputation as a competent, experienced, and compassionate advocate for the rights of LBGTQ+ and Native American families as well as older adults and people with disabilities. Our lawyers and legal professionals have earned the respect and recognition of our peers for delivering trusted, conscientious counsel while meeting the highest levels of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Our Approach to Practice

At the Law Office of Shannon Taylor, we combine empathy and life experience with deep professional expertise to help our clients navigate complex legal situations in areas such as:  

  • Adoption (open, closed, step-parent, private, agency managed, and adoptions through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, for your matched family)
  • Guardianships (adults and children)
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Probate and Estate Administration (representation of the Personal Representative / Administrator or heirs, surviving spouse, or other persons in contested or uncontested probate matters)
  • Estate Planning (wills, trusts, deeds, powers of attorney, and ancillary documents)
  • Mediation
  • Parentage/Paternity (representing fathers or mothers in establishing parentage and related rights and responsibilities)
  • Property disputes and transfers

Our legal acumen also extends well beyond the scope of standard practice to include:

  • LGBTQ+ family law
  • The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), enacted in 1978 to govern adoptions involving children and/or families of Native ancestry
  • The Interstate Compact for Placement of Children (ICPC), where adoptive families and children reside in different states
  • Legal, guardian, and Elder Law services for older adults, people with disabilities, and incapacitated adults
  • Estate and family planning in the context of tribal law, including trust land and restricted property
  • Alternative dispute resolution

The Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor: Legal Experience You Can Trust

Since 2018, the Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor has been helping families and individuals from Oklahoma as well as from other states find their way through the legal labyrinth of emotionally charged and complex matters like guardianship, adoption, probate, estate planning, and more. We believe every situation is unique and that every client deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, which is why we strive to provide you with all of the information, insight, and guidance you need to make the best decisions for you and your family.

Legal matters can keep you from living your life, but it matters who you choose to help you navigate them. At the Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor, we live the values we espouse every day in our work, in our communities, and in our homes. We know that being among our neighbors and collaborating with our peers makes us better advocates and better people, so we make time to volunteer, prioritize continuing education, and share our diverse insights with others in our local legal community.

If you are faced with a legal situation, partner with someone who is not only compassionate enough to preserve and protect the well-being of all parties involved but also willing and prepared to litigate when necessary—whatever it takes to help you and your family reach the resolution you need to move forward. Contact the Law Office of Shannon D. Taylor today and discover the difference experience makes.