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If an adult dies without a Last Will in Tennessee, does any

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If an adult dies without a Last Will in Tennessee, does any relative have legal rights to the estate, and in which order, mother, sister,brother?
The deceased told several relatives he had a Last Will, not yet found!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

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TN does have an order for this...a few mins please and I will pull the code

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will await your response.
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.

I have to step away...but I am sending this on to an attorney that can answer (give you the specific law)

just a moment please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Barrister replied 1 year ago. expert here..


In TN, if someone passes without a will and is unmarried at the time that they pass, then their children inherit everything.


If they don't have children, then the parents inherit everything.


Siblings only inherit in the event that there is no wife, children, or parents.