Newport, TN asked in Estate Planning for Tennessee

Q: my husband just lost his stepdad the will there are 2 items I am curious about

the items are the Primary disposition of estate and the alternate disposition of estate. My mother in law is the only one listed in the primary disposition of estate. My husband , his stepbrother and sister are listed in the alternate disposition of estate. I guess my guess is can she sell the property if she needs to or will she need them also to agree to the sell as well

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Anthony M. Avery
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A: Is the Will being Probated? If not, it has no effect and StepDad's Heirs and Next Of Kin take (not Husband). From your description, it appears Mother In Law gets all property, as I assume she is alive.

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