July 2018 Archives

Probate litigation: When money and family collide

Ask almost anyone who has ever worked within the scope of a probate court, and you will likely hear them all mention one phrase heard time and again... "My family would never be that way." Spoken by parents, children, siblings, cousins, etc., it seems to be a common misconception that once a person is deceased, his or her family will have no problems getting along and agreeing on the distribution of assets. However, this is often not the case. One of the wisest decisions we can make when it comes to our family's peace of mind after our passing is to make sure we have provided a Last Will and Testament as direction.

Supreme Court orders investigation into waterways

Legal conflicts over waterways can quickly become very complicated, especially when they involve waterways that cross state lines, and therefore involve the interests of multiple states. In a ruling that could have implications for Tennessee waterways, the United States Supreme Court recently called for a special master to investigate a water dispute between two other states.

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