Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2020: This event provides six hours of CLE, including an hour of dual credit and will be focused on timely, relevant topics to help you stay on top of trends affecting this area of law. Legislative updates and the ever-popular Probate Panel will ensure that you leave with the knowledge necessary to advance your practice. Do not miss this opportunity to fulfill CLE requirements while networking with attorneys who share your focus and cultivating relationships with fellow practitioners. Section members receive a discounted rate for the program.
Article I, Section 17 of the Tennessee Constitution states: "the courts shall be open." As a follow up to his popular CLE, Judge Frank Clement discusses the public's right to access. Topics include:
Public Access Doctrine
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 34
Tennessee Public Records Act
Exceptions to the Public Access Doctrine
“Compelling Reasons” v. “Good Cause”
Sealing Records – Individualized Determinations Required
Orders Sealing Records Must be “Narrowly Tailored”
Tenn. R. Civ. P. 26 Protective Orders May Be Broad
Records on Appeal
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