Probate and Estate-Related Cases

Undue Influence

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Decisions of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Appeals


Estate of Martha Harrison Bane v. Bane, No. E2020-00978-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 23, 2022)

Whether undue influence has occurred is a question of fact, and, “[a]s such, an appellate court must ‘affirm the trial court’s finding of undue influence unless the evidence preponderates otherwise.’” Ellis v. Duggan, No. E2020-00723-COA-R3-CV, 2021 WL 4128841, at *23 (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 10, 2021) (quoting Jarnigan v. Moyers, 568 S.W.3d 585, 591 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2018)).


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