Probate & Estate Administration

Protecting an Estate After Death

When a person dies, all their assets must be transferred to another person or distributed to their heirs. This process is called probate or estate administration. If you are the estate administrator for a loved one's property, it can be beneficial to work with an experienced Sevierville probate attorney.

White & White, Attorneys at Law, has eight years of experience helping individuals throughout Sevier County, Knox County, Blount County and surrounding counties find the legal solutions they need. The probate process has numerous deadlines and requires various papers to be submitted. Focusing on timelines and detailed paperwork is hard in the best circumstances and can be especially challenging after the death of a family member or friend. Let our family of attorneys guide your family through this difficult time.

Tennessee Estate Administration Lawyer Handling Estate Tax and Other Complicated Issues

Many people have a general understanding of what happens in probate, but they are uncertain about the specifics and typically do not have the legal background to protect their best interests. Attorney Sue White answers the questions individuals have about dividing assets that are not specifically addressed in the will. She also works closely with family members to create a plan that protects the finances of the estate, taking death and estate taxes into consideration. Sue also works with family members to:

  • Pay bills immediately
  • Identify and distribute assets
  • Notify creditors of the death
  • File inheritance tax returns, if applicable
  • Obtain TennCare Release, if applicable

Additionally, White & White, Attorneys at Law, represents individuals involved in various types of probate disputes. These disputes often involve will contests and allegations of breaches of fiduciary duty. The attorneys represent people who are bringing claims as well as those requiring defense against a claim.

Schedule Your Free Consultation With Our Maryville Estate Administration Lawyers

Regardless of what step of the probate process you are at, an experienced lawyer can help ensure things continue moving smoothly. Learn more about the legal counsel available by scheduling a free initial consultation. White & White, Attorneys at Law, can be reached online or by calling 865-622-7768.