With 38 years of experience, the attorneys at the Bates & Bates Law Office possess in-depth knowledge about all aspects of transactional law issues, including:


  • Estate planning
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Real Estate Closings, Title Opinions
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution
  • Estate planning
  • Simple Deeds and Land Contracts

The experienced attorneys at the Bates & Bates Law Office can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. They thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. They can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they are beneficial to your estate.

They apply their extensive knowledge about Tennessee probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. We assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the probate court in Tennessee
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Valuating the estate
  • Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes
When disputes occur between beneficiaries, we successfully represent your interests. The attorneys of the Bates & Bates Law Office have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. Skillful mediators and litigators, the firm's attorneys can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or fastidiously pursue your rights in court when necessary.

Contact the Bates & Bates Law Office.
The Bates & Bates Law Office serves clients in Centerville and throughout Tennessee. 

Call the Bates & Bates Law Office at (931) 729-4085 to schedule a consultation.

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Bates and Bates Law Office

406 W Public Sq

CentervilleTN 37033

931 729-4085 931 729-4085

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