Show Notes - January 12, 2018 - Aging Issues and the Judicial System

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here. 

 

Segment 1

Judge Randy Kennedy of the Seventh Circuit Court joins Tim and Barbara to talk about probate matters. Judge Kennedy handles all Probate and Estate Administration cases for Davidson County.  

 

Segment 2

Tim and Barbara continue their discussion with Judge Randy Kennedy of the Seventh Circuit Court, looking at conservatorships and guardianships in this segment.

 

Segment 3

Rachelle Gallimore-Scruggs, Director of the Office of Conservatorship Management, joins Barbara and Tim to discuss how the Office of Conservatorship Management serves both the local court system and families seeking conservatorships.

 

Segment 4

Gretchen Funk, Associate Executive Director of Supportive Care at FiftyForward, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss how Fifty Forward serves as conservator for individuals who can no longer make safe or appropriate decisions for themselves due to cognitive and/or physical disabilities. 

 

Segment 5

Tim and Barbara speak to Sara Figal, Executive Director of Nashville Conflict Resolution Center, about the basics of mediation and how it compares to other methods of conflict resolution.

 

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

Davidson County Probate Court Clerk's Office 

www.circuitclerk.nashville.gov/probate
615-862-5980

Office of Conservatorship Management

www.officeofconservatorshipmanagement.nashville.gov
615-880-3355

Fifty Forward

www.fiftyforward.org/supportive-care/conservatorship
615-743-3719

Nashville Conflict Resolution Center

www.nashvilleconflict.org
info@nashvilleconflict.org
615-333-8400
 

If You Need a Bit of Extra Help...

If you have questions about the process of aging, it can be useful to work with an elder law attorney. At Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, we speciallize in helping clients and their families navigate the many twists and turns that can occur during the long-term care journey. We can help you, too. Just give us a call at 615.824.2571.

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