It soon could be unremarkable for a child to have three or more legal parents. This may sound fantastical, but it’s fast becoming reality: Six states have enacted laws over the past decade expressly allowing a court to recognize more than two parents for a child.
What are the deadlines for appealing rulings from a juvenile court in Tennessee?
When can a finding in a dependency and abuse case constitute grounds to terminate parental rights in Tennessee?
When must a parent know of a child’s existence for the ground of abandonment by wanton disregard in a Tennessee termination of parental rights?
What can be appealed in a dependency and neglect case in Tennessee, and how is it done?
How does one prove abandonment by wanton disregard when terminating parental rights in Tennessee?
What proof is needed to change a child’s last name in Tennessee?
What effect does a parent’s incarceration have on the termination of parental rights in Tennessee?
When is termination of parental rights not in a child’s best interest in Tennessee?
When is the failure to visit or pay financial support for a child not “willful” abandonment in Tennessee?
When does the ground of persistence of conditions apply to terminate parental rights in Tennessee?
When are privileged records discoverable in a dependency and neglect case in Tennessee?
What proof is required to establish dependency and neglect in Tennessee courts?