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healthcare durable power of attorney
The Benefits of Healthcare Durable Power of Attorney

The Benefits of Healthcare Durable Power of Attorney

August 31, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

A Healthcare Durable Power of Attorney is an important document for everyone to have. It’s also sometimes called a Healthcare Power of Attorney (HCPOA). The specific reasons for having an…

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probate and probate assets
What is Probate and What are Probate Assets?

What is Probate and What are Probate Assets?

July 19, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

Over the course of conversations with many of our estate planning clients, one common theme occurred to us: We spend a significant amount of time with every client explaining the…

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reviewing your will
5 Times When You Should Review Your Will

5 Times When You Should Review Your Will

June 9, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

Revising your will or other estate documents might not be at the top of your to-do list, but maybe it should be. If you don’t review your will regularly, your…

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Nuncupative Will Requirements
Nuncupative Will Requirements

Nuncupative Will Requirements

May 20, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

In a prior post, we discussed the witness requirements in Tennessee for a traditional, typed-out will. Now we will discuss the requirements for nuncupative, also known as oral wills, and…

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Broke person opening an empty wallet.
Why Bother With Estate Planning While I’m Young And Broke?

Why Bother With Estate Planning While I’m Young And Broke?

May 18, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

There is a common myth that estate planning is only for the elderly or the wealthy; maybe even only for the elderly and wealthy. This myth shows that few really…

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An empty will.

The Tennessee Intestacy Myth

May 3, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

There is a myth in Tennessee about intestacy that I hear often: if you die intestate, your property will naturally be distributed to the right people. By “right people,” they…

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House with taxes below it.
A Big Break On Estate Tax In Tennessee

A Big Break On Estate Tax In Tennessee

April 28, 2022 | Estate Planning | News

Every new year brings new taxes. Fortunately, for people in Tennessee, estate tax is likely one they won’t have to worry about. Estate taxes change frequently, and it can be…

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Someone writing a deed, one of the types of deeds.

Witness Requirements for a Will in Tennessee

February 28, 2022 | Estate Planning | Blog

One of the main issues that I see with a Last Will and Testament people can create online or not in front of an attorney is that they don’t meet…

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I’m Not Millionaire, So Why Do I Need Help Planning My Estate?

February 19, 2015 | Estate Planning | News

In a recent blog, I discussed the 2015 Federal and Tennessee Estate Taxes.  A common follow-up question to that discussion sounds something like, “My assets are nowhere near $5,000,000.00 so why…

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Don’t Wait: Plan Your Estate

October 2, 2014 | Estate Planning | News

I don’t have children or money, therefore I don’t need to worry about estate planning right now. I am young, I have plenty of time to deal with estate planning.…

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