Conservatorship, Special Needs Trust and Wills Information Packet

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Conservatorship in Tennessee is used to provide decision-making support for an adult individual who is unable to make decisions for themselves. Rights pass to a person at the “Age of Majority”; in Tennessee, that is age 18. Parents and caregivers who have children with disabilities who are nearing the age of majority, 18, often need to know the conservatorship process and receive answers to questions such as: How can I continue to be involved in the decision-making process once my child turns eighteen?; Who determines if a person with a disability can make educational, medical, and legal decisions for themselves?; What levels of conservatorship are there?; Is conservatorship granted by the court? To receive answers to these questions and learn more please download this packet.