It is often said that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. Having a thoughtful estate plan is the one thing you can do now to ensure that those you leave behind are adequately protected. In Tennessee, the legislature has determined how your estate will pass in the event that you die without a Last Will & Testament. This may not reflect your wishes and could result in unintended consequences.
Attorney John Milton Meadows provides professional legal services in the areas of probate and estate planning. Our office can help you with the preparation of a properly drafted Last Will & Testament to ensure that your wishes with respect to your estate are carried out. In addition, we can assist you in identifying other legal mechanisms available to you to prevent assets from being included in your estate.
We can also assist you with the preparation of powers of attorney, both financial and for healthcare, as well as advanced directives, to help reduce the risk of a conservatorship proceeding in the event that you become disabled and unable to make decisions for yourself.