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If you’re making an estate plan in Tennessee, start here. Learn how to make a will, trust, and power of attorney (POA) that are valid in your state, or get more information about estate planning and funeral laws specific to Tennessee.
Making a Will in Tennessee
A will can help you protect your family and your property in Tennessee.
Make a Living Trust in Tennessee
Learn how to make a living trust in Tennessee.
Intestate Succession in Tennessee
If you die without a will in Tennessee, your assets will go to your closest relatives under state intestate succession laws.
Tennessee Restrictions on Who Can Serve as Executor
Learn the rules about who can be your executor in Tennessee.
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Tennessee Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Tennessee.
Tennessee Probate: An Overview
Probate is a court-supervised legal process that may be required after someone dies.
Avoiding Probate in Tennessee
Probate court proceedings can be long, costly, and confusing. Learn how Tennessee families can save time, money, and hassle
Probate Shortcuts in Tennessee
Tennessee offers a probate shortcut for "small estates." This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Death With Dignity in Tennessee
In 2017, Tennessee failed to pass a death with dignity law that would have allowed terminally ill patients to request life-ending medication.
Burial and Cremation Laws in Tennessee
Everything you need to know about burial and cremation in Tennessee.
Tennessee Home Funeral Laws
Learn the rules that govern home funerals in Tennessee.