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Top 5 Mistakes in Handwritten Wills

A handwritten Will is a valid method for expressing your last wishes as to whom you desire to inherit from you. Many people choose to write their own Wills to save the expense of hiring an attorney. Others think their estate is too small to warrant getting a legal professional’s assistance. Regardless of the reason for choosing to handwrite your Will, you should be aware of the pitfalls of this …Read More

Can I handwrite my own Will?

Yes, you can handwrite your own Will, but I would not recommend it. While simple in theory, handwritten Wills often are fraught with mistakes that can cause confusion that defeats the purpose. In worst case scenarios, a handwritten Will can be contested and ruled invalid and unenforceable by the Court. Handwritten Wills are called holographic Wills by the Court. In order for a handwritten Will to be valid in Tennessee …Read More

Welcome to Our New Website

Thank you for visiting Johnson, Murrell & Associates, PC on our new website. We hope that you have found the information you need to move forward with your legal matters and that we will be hearing from you soon. We know that there are a number of questions that frequently are asked of our attorneys. Beginning in 2017 we will be posting a series of blog entries here at www.johnsonmurrell.com …Read More