Elder Law

Elder Law Basics: Identifying the Client and Determining Capacity


This program is for attorneys who are looking for a quick refresher course on the basics. It's not always simple to identify your client and capacity, but attorney Stephen Tepley will give tips on contracts, confidentiality, and conservatorships.

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Identifying the capacity of the person who is seeking a conservatorship is very important. In Tennessee all persons over 18 are presumed to have capacity until sufficient evidence is presented to show otherwise. This would typically require a psychological assessment.


Course Pricing
  • Member: 45.00
  • Non-Member: 75.00
TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course InformationHighlights
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • Viewable on desktop or mobile devices
Course Credits Dual Credits: 0.00
General Credits: 1.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to cle@tnbar.org for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.