2019 Tennessee Code
Title 30 - Administration of Estates
Chapter 1 - Executors and Administrators
Part 2 - Bonds
§ 30-1-205. Validity of bond not dependent upon form.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 30-1-205 (2019)

The bond or any other bond executed by the parties, although not strictly in accordance with the above provision and form, because made payable to a different payee, or because the condition is more extensive or less extensive, or otherwise, shall be valid and effectual to the extent of its stipulations and conditions, and subject the parties to the bond in the same way as if the bond had been drawn in strict conformity to law, so long as the language of the bond includes, within the total obligation of the bond, the obligation to pay all court costs, attorney's fees, and other expenses reasonably incurred because of the failure of the personal representative to properly account for and utilize all funds coming into the hands of the personal representative.

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