2019 Tennessee Code
Title 35 - Fiduciaries and Trust Estates
Chapter 1 - Appointment and Removal of Trustees
§ 35-1-111. Real property -- Documents to be recorded -- Trust property.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 35-1-111 (2019)
  • (a) When real estate is held as a part of the trust property, the court order accepting the resignation or ordering the removal of a trustee and appointing a successor, or an acknowledged memorandum of the order, shall be recorded in the county where any real estate is located, identifying each parcel of real estate held by the trust.

  • (b)

    • (1) When real estate is held as part of the trust property and a trustee has resigned or been removed without order of a court, the resigning or removed trustee shall execute and record an instrument that:

      • (A) Recites the resignation or removal of the trustee;

      • (B) Gives the name and address of the successor trustee, if any; and

      • (C) Identifies each parcel of real estate held by the trust.

    • (2) A successor trustee, or a remaining trustee if there is no successor, shall execute and record the instrument described in subdivision (b)(1) if the resigning or removed trustee fails to record the required instrument within thirty (30) days after resigning or being removed.

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