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Other alternatives to full-blown probate

As many residents of Tennessee have probably heard, creating a trust is one way residents can eliminate, or at least greatly simplify, the probate process.To review, probate is a court-supervised process through which a person, the executor, collects a deceased...

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Legal separation is an option in Tennessee

Unlike many other states, Tennessee has fairly broad laws concerning legal separation.For those in the Cleveland area who may not understand the difference, a legal separation is a formal court proceeding in which the family law court will enter orders concerning,...

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What is the “elective share” in probate?

Like other states, Tennessee has a provision in its laws for what is commonly called the elective share. The elective share protects the surviving spouse from being left penniless after the other spouse's death`. Presumably, this is because, as a society, we assume...

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What is Medicaid planning?

Probably one of the biggest causes of the so-called middle class squeeze is the high cost of healthcare, particularly as a person ages and requires more medical assistance.By way of example, should someone who has worked hard to accrue some modest assets need to enter...

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