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Tennessee Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code Section36-6-101, 102
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1979
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, §36-6-101(a)
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, §36-6-306
Child's Own Wishes Considered?Yes

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