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  • Unless they had no assets and no debts or your family lives in perfect harmony, it’s probably going to get tricky.  So, what do you do if your parents die without a will? Here are a few things we need to warn you about: Your......

  • Updating your will is a complicated question that can depend on a number of factors. For some people, it may not be very often. For others, a will may require frequent attention.  For starters, do you have a will? Has it been reviewed by a......

  • In the first part of our two-part series, we looked at famous musicians who died with unclear wills or no will at all.  During this section, we’ll take a look at the musicians who’ve got it right by having an estate plan. Here are five......

  • Who needs a will? Every sensible adult knows they need a will. But many don’t take the time to write one. Because our office is a stone’s throw from Music City, we thought we’d take a look at some musicians who got it right when......

  • Estate planning is one of those things many people don’t want to talk about. But it’s a discussion most people need to have sooner or later. We’d recommend sooner.  As you’re considering your estate plan, here’s a checklist of things you’ll want to discuss with......

  • In Tennessee, yes, you probably could.  You could print off a form from a website, scrawl down your thoughts about what you’d like to happen when you die, shove it in a folder on your desk and hope for the best. In Tennessee, you can......