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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: We live in TN. Our landlord just passed away, she has a will and an executor, who do we pay rent to?
John W. Crow
John W. Crow
answered on Nov 6, 2020

I would speak with the attorney for the executor and let him know that you need to pay rent. In Tennessee real estate is not necessarily under the control of the executor. It depends on whether the real estate was made subject to the executor's administration of the estate. If it was not, then... View More

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Q: I have lost my original will. I have a copy. Should I have it notarized or rewitnessed. It was written over 20 years

it is a simple will leaving everything to my 2 daughters to split as they want. Just a house, car and personal belongings. Retirements funds in Vanguard are covered under beneficiaries at their firm. No debt or husband or other children.

John W. Crow
John W. Crow
answered on Oct 6, 2019

I would advise speaking to an estate planning attorney in the area in which you reside. It does sound like a very straightforward plan and would not be very expensive to set up. You could probably plan your estate to have beneficiaries on all your financial accounts such that the only major probate... View More

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