Can a Tennessee court compel adoptive parents to allow the biological parents to contact the child?
Can parties stipulate that grounds exist in a Tennessee termination of parental rights?
When can the ground of wanton disregard be used to terminate parental rights in Tennessee?
What statutory deadlines exist in cases to terminate parental rights in Tennessee?
When is it not in a child’s best interest to terminate parental rights in Tennessee?
What is needed in a final order terminating parental rights in Tennessee?
When is the termination of parental rights not in the child’s best interest 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?
Does the source of a child-support payment matter in Tennessee courts?
When are party-prepared orders improper in Tennessee courts?
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.
When must a guardian ad litem be appointed in Tennessee, and what is the guardian’s role?
What is token support for purposes of terminating parental rights in Tennessee?