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Modifying Or Terminating A Conservatorship

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Despite the substantial amount of negative news coverage about conservatorships in recent months, this type of legal oversight for an individual who cannot make decisions on their own is utilized for the best interest of others. However, there are times when it may be in that individual’s best interest for the terms of a… Read More »

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What Property Is Exempt From Tennessee Probate?

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Probate in Tennessee can be a lengthy and time-consuming process, but if an estate plan is structured by an experienced estate planning attorney most of a person’s estate can bypass the probate process entirely. Certain property can be exempt from the probate process, saving your loved ones time and providing them with a greater… Read More »

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Estate Planning With A Special Needs Trust

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Families who have loved ones with physical or mental disabilities often have significant concerns when it comes to their well-being. When it comes to estate planning, parents or other loved ones can establish a special needs trust to ensure that they are financially taken care of, even if their other loved ones have passed… Read More »

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What Is An Advance Directive?

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No one likes to consider what would happen if they were involved in an accident or become seriously ill, but these situations do arise, and it is best to be prepared. An advance directive is the best way to communicate your preferences in the event that an injury or illness prevents you from doing… Read More »

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The Benefits Of Using A Probate Attorney

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The passing of a beloved family member is never easy, and the probate process can feel overwhelming in your time of grief. Using the legal services of an experienced Tennessee probate attorney to help with your case can be extremely beneficial to you and your loved ones. To learn more about how a knowledgeable… Read More »

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The Differences Between A Revocable And Irrevocable Trust

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Trusts are one of the most common tools used in estate planning to protect assets, bypass probate, and ensure that your loved ones are provided for after your passing. There are revocable and irrevocable trusts, and each comes with its own benefits and drawbacks. Understanding the differences between these options can help in the… Read More »

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Tennessee Intestacy Laws

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The foundational document in any estate plan is the final will and testament, but many people in Tennessee pass away without ever committing their wishes to paper for how they would like to distribute the assets of their estate. When a person dies without a will their assets pass on through intestacy, otherwise known… Read More »

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Important Documents in a Tennessee Estate Plan

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While no one likes to think about their passing, creating an estate plan is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your loved ones. In Tennessee, there are a few important documents you should consider including in a comprehensive estate plan to cover all major decisions in your twilight… Read More »

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