Elder Law Section

The section provides education to its members, makes recommendations for improving the law, and undertakes projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.

Chair
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917-6748
(865)951-2410
Vice-Chair
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P...
605 Chestnut St., Ste. 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
(423)757-0298
Immediate Past Chair
J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615)444-3568
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Johnson County Heating For Seniors Fund Seeks Donations

The Johnson County’s Emergency Heating Assistance for Seniors Fund is seeking donations to ensure that low-income seniors keep warm this winter, The Tomahawk reports. Since 2008, the 501(c) 3 organization has collected more than $175,000 towards heating costs, which helped provide kerosene, propane, wood, coal, or assistance with electric bills. Eligible applicants are screened through the Tennessee Department of Health and must be at least 65 years old, or 60 years of age with a disability. Donations can be mailed to Johnson County Emergency Heating Assistance for Seniors Fund. P.O. Box 208, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.

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Actor Tim Conway's Daughter Granted Temporary Restraining Order

Actor Tim Conway‘s daughter was granted a temporary restraining order, preventing his wife, Charlene, from moving him to a new residence, People reports. Conway was recently diagnosed with dementia and is unable to communicate. Conway’s lawyer, Michael Harris told People that there were no plans to move him and that the wife “is an adequate and appropriate steward of her husband’s well-being and that her motives regarding Mr. Conway are in his best interest.” Conway is best known for his work on The Carol Burnett Show and McHale’s Navy. The next hearing date is set for Friday.

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