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We aim to work with judges and clerks to make representing yourself feasible. Still, administering an estate can be complicated. A lawyer can be a valuable guide and counselor when unexpected difficulties arise.

We list below the forms that will assist you in successfully administering an estate. Before starting, however, please read the explanatory booklet entitled Administering an Estate in format, for which you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

Forms (in Microsoft Word except as indicated by )                                                                                       Pages

Affidavit under the Small Estates Act

2

Affidavit of Heirship

2

Petition for Probate of Will for Real Estate Purposes Only

2

Application for Appointment of Administrator for Lawsuit

2

Petition for Probate of Will

4

Petition for Administration

3

Affidavit of Notice to Heirs

1

Affidavit of Notice to Beneficiaries

1

Affidavit of Notice to TennCare

1

Application for Release by TennCare

2

Order Appointing Administrator

2

Order Appointing Executor

2

Order Probating Will for Real Estate Purposes Only

1

Order Appointing Administrator for Lawsuit Only

1

Order Waiving Filing of Inheritance Tax Return  

1

Order Closing Estate

1

Claim of Creditor

1

Exception to Claim against Estate

1

Release of Claim against Estate

1

Order Regarding Claim against Estate

1

Inventory of Assets

1

Accounting by Executor or Administrator

1

Sworn Statement In Lieu of Final Accounting

2

Affidavit Regarding Inheritance Tax Return

1

Total

37

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