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The official Frantz, McConnell, and Seymour, LLP blog.

The Importance of Having Powers of Attorney – And the Disaster of Not Having Them

The Importance of Having Powers of Attorney – And the Disaster of Not Having Them

Clients often ask me “Why do I need a power of attorney …. I am not sick, and I don’t want anyone to have that kind of control over me or my finances.”

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What are the Duties of a Conservator?

What are the Duties of a Conservator?

In Tennessee, a Court may appoint a Conservator for a person who lacks mental capacity to handle his / her own affairs.  But what exactly does a Conservator DO and what are the responsibilities of the job?

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What is a Conservatorship?

What is a Conservatorship?

All adults in Tennessee are legally considered to be competent and to have the ability (or capacity) to make their own decisions – about their finances and their own medical issues. However, sometimes an adult can suffer disability through a tragic injury, disease, or (in many cases) through the aging process and the deterioration of one’s mental abilities (i.e. Alzheimer’s or dementia type symptoms).

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