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Opioid Epidemic & Conservatorship Options for Loved Ones

In Tennessee, conservatorship allows the court to appoint a competent adult to manage the personal, financial, and medical affairs of a disabled or incapacitated adult. However, the conservatorship isn’t only limited to adults who are mentally or physically incapacitated.
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Is It Possible to Relocate With Children After a Divorce?

Every year, millions of Americans relocate for different reasons, including a new home, new job, education, family reasons, or to establish their own household. However, parental relocation often presents various challenges in divorce situations involving minor children.
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The Fentanyl Crisis & How Conservatorships Can Help

Opioid abuse is still with us and grows worse with the increased prevalence of fentanyl and fentanyl-laced drugs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 107,375 people in the United States died from drug overdoses and drug poisonings in the 12-month period ending in January 2022.
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When Is an Emergency Conservatorship Appropriate?

When someone you love suffers from a mental illness, physical disability, or cognitive impairment, you may notice that they lack the ability to make decisions for themselves. When a loved one is unable to care for himself or herself, an emergency conservatorship may be necessary.
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Why Hire a Corporate Law Attorney?

While the minute nature of corporate governance rules may differ, as personified by share ownership, capital markets, and business culture, similar legal characteristics and legal problems exist across many jurisdictions. Corporate law regulates how corporations, investors, shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and other stakeholders such as consumers, the community, and the environment interact with one another.
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Estate Planning & Dementia: What You Should Consider

As Americans live longer through advances in medicine, from watching what they eat and drink, and in general from making better-informed decisions regarding their health, they not only add years to their lives but expose themselves to the late-life onset of cognitive impairment.
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Temporary vs. Permanent Conservatorships

Conservatorships in Tennessee can be temporary (emergency) and permanent, but many people do not understand the difference between the two. If you are considering placing your family member or friend under a conservatorship, you need to understand your options.
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The Legal Criteria for a Mental Health Conservatorship

If you have a loved one who is suffering from a mental disability that makes it hard if not impossible for them to function in daily life, such as Alzheimer’s, you can seek to have a conservator appointed by a court. Likewise, you yourself – in facing such mental challenges – may decide that it is in your best interests to have a conservator appointed to help make medical and health-related decisions for you.
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Can a Mentally Ill Loved One be Forced into Treatment?

Anyone who’s dealt with mental illness personally or with a loved one knows what a long and difficult road it can be. Oftentimes, there is no cure, and the best we can hope for is to simply manage the condition and move through life the best we can.
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