2019 Tennessee Code
Title 32 - Wills
Chapter 3 - Construction, Operation and Effect
§ 32-3-107. Contracts to make or revoke wills.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 32-3-107 (2019)
  • (a) A contract to make a will or devise, or not to revoke a will or devise, or to die intestate can be established only by:

    • (1) Provisions of a will stating material provisions of the contract;

    • (2) An express reference in a will to a contract and extrinsic evidence proving the terms of the contract; or

    • (3) A writing signed by the decedent evidencing the contract.

  • (b) The execution of a joint will or mutual wills does not create a presumption of a contract to make a will, or to refrain from revoking a will.

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