Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2015’

Why a Document Retention Plan Is Important

We are often called upon to litigate disputes involving lost or missing documents. Contracts, receipts, cancelled checks, invoices and other documents are often the best evidence to prove – or disprove – a claim. A litigant who enters a courtroom without this evidence is at a serious disadvantage. Consider, for example, the case of a vendor who swears that invoices …

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Tennessee’s Treatment of Pretermitted Children

The structure of a family tree can change quickly, especially for parents planning to have additional children.  Can children born into the family after the execution of a Will still inherit from their parents?  If a testator doesn’t provide for one of his or her children in the Will, is that child considered to be disinherited?  Tennessee law answers these …

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