2021 Tennessee Code
Title 30 - Administration of Estates
Chapter 1 - Executors and Administrators
Part 2 - Bonds
§ 30-1-204. Liability on Bond for Performance of Trusts

Universal Citation: TN Code § 30-1-204 (2021)
  1. All executors and their sureties shall be liable upon their bonds for the performance of all the trusts of the will that they are required to perform, as also all duties devolving upon them as executors, as well in relation to the real as personal estate; and, in like manner, administrators with the will annexed, and their sureties, shall be liable upon their bonds for the performance of all the trusts and duties of their respective offices, as well in relation to real as personal estates; and the bonds, when taken substantially in the forms prescribed by law, shall bind the executors and administrators, and their sureties, as provided in this section.

  2. If, however, the final account of an executor or administrator with the will annexed is settled before the full performance of all the trusts of the will, and trust funds of the estate, as shown by the settlement of the account, are turned over to a trustee duly qualified as provided for in the will, to complete the performance of the trusts, the executor or administrator with the will annexed and the sureties shall not be liable for the further performance of the trusts.
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