Senior Legal Resources

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

Statewide

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

https://www.tn.gov/aging.html

 

Find your Area Agencies on Aging and Disability (AAAD) by district:

https://www.tn.gov/aging/resource-maps/tennessee-area-agencies-on-aging-and-disability.html

 

Senior Services Resources

http://wtls.org/senior-services/senior-services-resources/

 

The Tennessee Bar Association’s Legal Handbook for Seniors:

http://www.tba.org/sites/default/files/TBA-The_Legal_Handbook_for_TN_Seniors-February_24-2014.pdf

 

East Tennessee

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

Legal Aid of East TN:

http://www.laet.org

 

Legal Assistance for the Elderly – East Tennessee Information at:

https://www.ethra.org/programs/21/legal-assistance-for-the-elderly/

 

Upper Cumberland:

http://www.ucdd.org/aging.html

 

Middle Tennessee

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the Cumberlands:

http://www.las.org

 

Elder Law/Caregiver Clinic in Nashville, TN through Vanderbilt University:
Clients MUST call 615-936-1990 or email Stacey.l.bonner@vanderbilt.edu to schedule an appointment.

 

West Tennessee

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

West TN Legal Services: http://www.wtls.org

 

Memphis

Memphis Area Legal Services:http://www.malsi.org

Legal Help for Seniors

http://www.malsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/SeniorsProgramBrochure.pdf

 

Medicaid and Nursing Homes

http://www.malsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/MedicaidandNursingHomes.pdf

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Additional Resources

Senior Services Resources

http://wtls.org/senior-services/senior-services-resources/

 

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

Senior Legal Resources

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