Probate & Estates
Mr. Weyant has handled a vast array of complex and contested estate matters. He presents and defends will contests, routinely opens estates and administers probate cases, and is well-versed in interstate probate issues, known as “ancillary probate.” Mr. Weyant creates both wills and trusts for his clients, and can explain ways to avoid probate, should a client be interested. Where formal probate is not warranted, he can also provide the transfer documents needed to re-title assets in a deceased person’s heirs or beneficiaries. Mr. Weyant also drafts Durable Powers of Attorney for Business and Healthcare, and Living Wills (advance directives).
Tax Resolution / Civil & Criminal
Taxes are a part of life for any individual or business. Mr. Weyant resolves tax problems on behalf of individuals and businesses, with state taxing authorities and the IRS, and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Weyant also represents taxpayers charged with criminal tax crimes in all federal courts of the United States.
Mr. Weyant offers a diverse practice in both the creation and enforcement of contracts, and general business disputes. He has litigated both written and oral contract cases involving thousands of dollars to millions of dollars. In most scenarios, both parties to an agreement will make sacrifices in the litigation process. Mr. Weyant is committed to making your sacrifice the lesser one. He has particular experience in financial, construction and breach of contract cases, to include corporate and partnership matters. He has taken several such cases to the Tennessee Court of Appeals. In addition, as Mr. Weyant is a trained civil mediator, he offers the additional expertise of formal negotiation skills to his clients. This part of Mr. Weyant’s practice also includes the enforcement of real estate contracts, boundary disputes, easements and deeds.