It can be hard for some people in Tennessee to consider the need to create an estate plan. This is sometimes because they are young and strong and don't plan to die soon. In other instances estate planning can seem confusing and to difficult for an older person to even attempt. In both cases a lack of planning can lead to issues for those left behind as they try to decide how to divide assets.
Readers in Tennessee may be interested to learn about the cases of several celebrities who did not complete estate plans that before their deaths. Of particular interest may be the estate planning of Steve McNair, the Tennessee quarterback who died at a young age after being shot by his girlfriend. At the time of his death, McNair had no will or trust in pace, thus leaving it to the courts to decide how to pay his debts and distribute assets. This may have led to results such as the removal of McNair's mother from the home that he had purchased for her prior to his death.