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Author: Kayla Costley

Kayla M. Costley was admitted to practice law in 2019. Kayla grew up in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, and graduated from Mount Juliet High School in 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology with a minor in both Family Studies and Psychology, graduating from Middle Tennessee State University in 2014. Upon graduation, Kayla began working for a law firm in downtown Nashville. In the Summer of 2016, Kayla joined Kane & Crowell, Attorneys At Law in Lebanon as a paralegal.  Kayla began her law school career in 2015 at the Nashville School of Law and received a Juris Doctorate degree in 2019 where she graduated in the top 10 of her class. Upon passing the Bar Exam and receiving her license to practice law, Kayla became an associate attorney at Kane & Crowell, Attorneys At Law.

Uncontested vs. Contested Divorces: What’s The Difference

Divorce is an emotionally challenging process, and understanding the legal aspects can be equally overwhelming. When contemplating divorce, understanding the fundamental distinctions between uncontested Vs contested divorces is essential. Additionally, securing a family law attorney who can address your inquiries and guide you through the entire divorce procedure is critical.

Contested Divorce, Family Law, Uncontested Divorce

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Understanding Probate: A Guide to Settling an Estate

Dealing with a loved one’s passing can be emotionally challenging, and legal matters, including the probate process, further complicate it. Probate is the legal process through which a deceased person’s assets are distributed, and their affairs are settled. Below is a comprehensive overview of probate, shedding light on its purpose, key steps involved, and what to expect.

Kayla Costley Attorney, Last Will and Testament, Probate

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A Will is Worth It

You may avoid getting a Last Will & Testament because it means you have to consider what will happen upon you die. Having a Will is Worth it because, it lets you say what happens to your assets after your death. And it will help your family avoid dealing with a mess.  Additionally, a Will allows you to name who will be in charge of administering your Estate upon your passing As well as pay your debts, collect assets owed to you, and distribute your property. If you do not have a Will, the Court will make the decision of who will administer your Estate and who receive your assets.

Last Will & Testament

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