2020 Tennessee Code
Title 32 - Wills
Chapter 4 - Contest
§ 32-4-105. Proof of Will

Universal Citation: TN Code § 32-4-105 (2020)

Upon the trial of the issue in case of a written will with witnesses, it shall be proved by all the living witnesses, if to be found, and by such other persons as may be produced to support it.

Code 1858, § 2178 (deriv. Acts 1789, ch. 23, § 1); Shan., § 3910; Code 1932, § 8108; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 32-406.

Cross-References. Proof of will, §32-2-104.

Rule Reference. This section is referred to in the Advisory Commission Comments under Rule 903 of the Tennessee Rules of Evidence.

Textbooks. Pritchard on Wills and Administration of Estates (4th ed., Phillips and Robinson), § 372.

Tennessee Jurisprudence, 11 Tenn. Juris., Evidence, § 80.2; 25 Tenn. Juris., Wills, § 74.

Tennessee Law of Evidence (2nd ed., Cohen, Paine and Sheppeard), Rule 903; § 903.1.

Law Reviews.

Decedents' Estates, Trusts and Future Interests — 1961 Tennessee Survey (II) (Herman L. Trautman), 15 Vand. L. Rev. 882 (1962).

Wills, Trusts and Estates — 1957 Tennessee Survey (Herman L. Trautman), 10 Vand. L. Rev. 1238 (1957).

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