When a Loved One Dies

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

National

Traveling with the Remains of Deceased

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/cremated-remains

 

Widow’s Checklist

http://www.wiserwomen.org/index.php?id=278&page=Widow`s_Checklist

 

Paying the Debts of a Deceased Relative: Who Is Responsible?

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt004.shtm 

 

Notifying Social Security of Death

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10008.pdf

 

Information for Veterans and Family on-line

http://statesidelegal.org/

 

HELP WITH PENSION PROBLEMS:  Mid-America Pension Rights Project

http://www.elderlawofmi.org/about-maprp

 

Statewide

Ordering Death Certificates

https://tn.gov/health/article/vr-certificate 

How to title and register a vehicle you inherit

https://revenue.support.tn.gov/hc/en-us/articles/201873469-How-do-I-title-and-register-a-vehicle-that-I-inherited

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

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