Probate and Estate-Related Cases

Ademption by Extinction

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Decisions of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Appeals


In re Estate of Tom Cone, Jr., No. M2020-01024-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2022).

The dispositive issue on appeal is whether  the decedent’s bequest to  Ms. Ligon  was adeemed by extinction.  Ademption is also question of law, which we review de novo.   In re  Estate of Hume, 984 S.W.2d 602, 604 (Tenn. 1999).  [Footnote omitted.]


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