Marriage + Birth = Revocation of Will?

Tennessee has a statute for that. T.C.A. §§ 32-1-201 and 32-1-202 set forth the exclusive means of revoking a will under Tennessee law. As discussed in a previous post, Section 202 addresses revocation as a result of divorce or annulment. Section 201 lists four other...

Contract Wills

Is a contract to make a will enforceable under Tennessee law? Yes. Tennessee specifically authorizes contracts to: Make a will or devise, Not to revoke a will or devise, and To die intestate However, such contracts can only be established by: Provisions of a will...

Selecting Your Executor

When a family member dies, the person selected as the executor of the estate is often one of the largest causes of family discord. In some cases, the other family members feel slighted, even if they never wanted to be the executor. In other cases, when family members...