How to Find Probate Records in Tennessee?

Answer Tennessee probate courts handle a variety of legal matters including conservatorships, guardianships and name changes. One of the most important roles of the probate court is the administration of ... Read More »

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Are all Tennessee government agencies required to comply with open records or public records?

In general, all government agencies in Tennessee must comply with the Open Records Act. However, there are exceptions. For instance, according to an opinion issued by Tennessee's Office of Open Rec... Read More »

How to Obtain Probate Records?

Probate records can be very useful and absolutely necessary to the person who wishes to obtain a copy. These records can be an incredible source of information for a person working on a family tree... Read More »

Tennessee Probate Instructions?

Title 32 of the Tennessee Code explains the state law with respect to probate of wills. Probate is a process in which a court will help the named executor award property to beneficiaries named in t... Read More »

Are probate court records public?

Probate court records are public. The courthouse of the county where the deceased was last living usually has the records on file. You can search online, at a research library or at the archive its... Read More »