I am a detail-oriented attorney that pays close attention to the financial aspects... more
I am a detail-oriented attorney that pays close attention to the financial aspects of estate planning. Given the sensitive nature of estate law matters, after seeing the first-hand effects that a contested will can have on a family, I attempt to identify the sensitive issues that are often present. Often all family members involved have valid concerns that can be addressed by a focused, sensi... view profile
I work in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration and taxation,... more
I work in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration and taxation, elder law and conservatorships. I assist clients to prevent the payment of excessive and unnecessary estate, gift, and income tax through innovative lifetime and post mortem planning. I handle all levels of probate, estate and trust administration, including court compliance and preparation of all necessary ... view profile
Nancy L. Choate Nancy obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt... more
Nancy L. Choate Nancy obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1987. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, (Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate sections), National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Madison County Bar Association. Nancy has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent from her fellow law... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.