The Importance of Titling Your Assets in Estate Planning

The Importance of Titling Your Assets in Estate Planning The Tennessee Court of Appeals’ recent decision, In Re Estate of Calvert Hugh Fletcher, highlights the importance of titling assets. This case involves a joint checking account with rights of survivorship established by a married couple, the Fletcher’s, after they refinanced their home mortgage. After depositing…

Asset Protection Strategies in Tennessee that Don’t Involve the Use of Trusts

Asset Protection Strategies in Tennessee that Don’t Involve the Use of Trusts Based on the growing concerns that accompany life today, such as the risk of litigation, incapacity, divorce, and potential remarriage, individuals have an increased interest in asset protection strategies. Fortunately, there are several preventive measures to shield assets without establishing trusts. One consideration…