Written by attorney Patrick Ryan McKenrick

Is Probate Required in Tennessee?

Probate is not a foregone conclusion when someone dies. The best practice is to review assets and determine what, if anything, needs to be done in order to properly handle a deceased person's affairs. This guide looks at several different types of assets and how they effect the need for probate.

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For any potential probate, the best place to start is the Clerk's office for the Probate Court with jurisdiction over the estate (generally, the place where the deceased person lived). While they cannot give you legal advice, they can direct you to special requirements for that Court.

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