Knoxville, TN asked in Probate for Tennessee

Q: Can property be sold while going through probate?

Creditors have been notified about the probate. If they chose to respond, will they reply to the attorney's office? If they do not respond, will the debit still be required to be paid?

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Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Some creditors (like TENNCARE) do not have to respond, and yet must get paid and released. Most creditors will have to perfect their claims with the Probate Court, but some can file up to a year from date of death. Some unperfected claims will be denied. Your attorney should have told you this.

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