Judge, Citizens Address Panel About Conservatorship Law

On Thursday, retired General Sessions Judge Haywood Barry told a Tennessee Bar Association panel that more monitoring is needed for those involved in conservatorships. Barry was speaking at the first of four scheduled public hearings across the state to provide an opportunity for lawyers, community leaders and citizens to discuss what works with the present conservatorship law and how practice and procedure could be improved. Songwriter Danny Tate and 82-year-old Jewell Tinnon -- both of whom have been in the news for their plights involving unwanted conservatorships -- also spoke to the group. The Tennessean has more