TBA Recommends Conservatorship Law Changes

The Tennessee Bar Association Board of Governors approved a series of proposed changes in state conservatorship law at its winter meeting. The recommendations now will be forwarded to legislative leaders. Among the proposed changes, the recommendation establishes a uniform emergency placement process, clarifies the role of guardians ad litem, requires court orders to specify rights being taken away and calls for more frequent financial reports. The recommendations follow a series of hearings held across the state at which committee members heard from witnesses who lost all of their assets as victims of conservatorships. Read more in The Tennessean or download a copy of the TBA’s recommended changes.

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