2021 Tennessee Code
Title 32 - Wills
Chapter 5 - Administration Upon Foreign Wills
§ 32-5-103. Petition for Probate — Hearing — Notice
When a copy of a will of another state, district, or territory and the probate of the will, duly authenticated, is presented by the executor or by any other person interested in the will, with a petition for probate of the will, the will must be filed and probate may be had either in common or in solemn form, and if the latter, then a time must be appointed for a hearing and notice must be given as is required by law on a petition for the original probate of a domestic will in solemn form; provided, however, that a contest of a will of another state, district, or territory upon the issue devisavit vel non shall be allowed as to a devise of realty lying in this state, but as to devises of personalty, the foreign probate of such will shall be conclusive.