In Tennessee you must fill out two separate forms to have a complete Advance Directive: A Living Will called "Advance Care Plan" and a "Healthcare Agent" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy).

Required Information for the Living Will: Your signature must be Notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your TN Living Will for it to be considered valid. Witnesses CAN NOT be the person appointed as your agent or alternate, AND at least one of the witnesses must be someone who is NOT related to you or entitled to any part of your estate.
Tennessee Advance Directive Form
Required Information for Naming a Health Care Proxy: Your signature must be Notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your TN Health Care Proxy form for it to be considered valid.
Other resources for Tennessee:

Death Certificates
Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: SB 326 Uniform Fiduciary Access To Digital Assets Act
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [Read the full Bill]
Status: Effective July 1, 2016

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
  • Tennessee has no legislation

Organ Donation Registries
Tennessee Organ Donation registry official link.

POST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) Form
Download the POST form for Tennessee residents.

Probate Laws
Title 32, Chapter 2

Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
  • Tennessee has no estate tax or inheritance tax