What is needed in a final order terminating parental rights in Tennessee?
What does it take to get grandparent visitation in Tennessee?
When is the termination of parental rights not in the child’s best interest in Tennessee?
Does an member of an unmarried same-sex couple have standing to pursue court-ordered parenting time in Tennessee?
Does the missing witness rule apply to bench trials in Tennessee?
Must a parent be notified for the termination of their parental rights to be valid?
When does parental interference provide a defense to termination of parental rights in Tennessee?
Who is a “grandparent” under Tennessee’s grandparent-visitation law?
What constitutes significant interference with a parent’s attempts to exercise visitation or pay child support in Tennessee?
Does the source of a child-support payment matter in Tennessee courts?
When are party-prepared orders improper in Tennessee courts?
What analysis for grandparent visitation applies to the parents of a deceased parent in Tennessee?
When will inadequate notice undo a termination of parental rights and stepparent adoption in Tennessee?
Studies show open adoptions are largely beneficial. Children are less inclined to blame themselves, or to idolize their birthparents and demonize their adoptive parents. There is also the advantage of knowing family and medical histories.