Is Probate Required?

Probate is Often Required When a person dies, final affairs must be settled. Property of the deceased person sold or distributed. Debts paid. All of this requires a person with legal authority to act for the estate. Often this requires probate in order to gain control of the estate. In other words you can not sell assets without legal authority. Real Estate Needs Probate In Tennessee real estate automatically passes to the heirs at the instant of death. If the decedent died leaving a Last Will and Testament that gives the property to someone other than all legal heirs probate is required. Even when all … Continue reading Is Probate Required?Read More →