Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Tennessee

Out of state probate question

If you live in NC and are in Probate, and own property in TN, do you have probate obligations in TN. What are these obligation if any?

Asked on 1/04/00, 11:42 pm

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Kevin Byrnes Kevin P. Byrnes, Attorney at Law
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Re: Out of state probate question

Tennessee will probably require some form of

administration there to insure there are no unpaid

creditors in that jurisdiction. This usually

amounts to a filing of the Will, death certificate

Order appointing personal representative in NC,

etc. and publishing for creditors. This activity

will also help establish what lawyers call a

"chain of title".

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Answered on 1/05/00, 5:56 pm
Marshall Snyder Law Office Of Marshall Snyder
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Re: Out of state probate question

If someone dies as a resident of North Carolina,

the major probate proceeding is in North Carolina.

If the deceased owned real property in Tennessee,

what is known as an ancillary probate should also

take place in Tennessee.

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Answered on 1/07/00, 7:32 pm

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