Mount Juliet, TN asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Tennessee

Q: Hello - is the 2015 Tennessee Code the most recent? I need the State's requirements on holographic wills.

I would like a list of the State of Tennessee's minimum legal requirements for holographic wills. I am gathering information for my grandmother who has indicated that she plans to write her will by hand.

1 Lawyer Answer
Leonard Robert Grefseng
Leonard Robert Grefseng
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Columbia, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The Tennessee Code is updated every year. There are hundreds of amendments every year, to many sections. You need to make sure you have the most current supplement, which at this time is probably 2016. ( The 2017 amendments will not be completed and published until the end of this legislative session, which is still in progress.)

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