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Laws current as of November 27, 2023

If the other parent is convicted of a serious crime, can I file to terminate his/her parental rights?

You can file a petition to terminate the parental rights of the other parent if the parent has been convicted of:

1 TN ST § 36-1-113(b)(2)(A)
2 TN ST § 36-1-113(b)(2)(B), (g)(11)(A)(ii)
3 TN ST § 36-1-113(b)(2)(C)