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Heirs' Property: Understanding the Legal Issues in Tennessee

Center for Agriculture & Food Systems, Vermont Law School

Francine Miller


The purpose of this factsheet is to prevent the loss of land owned as heirs’ property in Tennessee. It examines state laws that are relevant to heirs’ property owners in Tennessee, and outlines steps they can take to resolve property issues before seeing an attorney. This resource may be useful to professionals assisting heirs’ property owners, such as lawyers, nonprofit and community development advocates, and cooperative extension agents.

Topics: Heirs' Property & Fractionated Land