Laws of Interest

  • TCA Title 33 - This entire title refers to Tennessee Laws relating to persons with Mental Illness or Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • TCA Title 37 - This entire title refers to Tennessee Laws relating to juvenile matters.
  • TCA Title 34 - This entire title refers to guardianship and conservatorship. Of particular relevance are:
  • Ch. 1 Guardianship and Conservatorship Generally
  • Ch. 2 Guardianship Generally
  • Ch. 3 Conservatorship Generally
  • Ch. 5 Uniform Veteran’s Guardianship Law
  • Ch. 6 Power of Attorney
  • Ch. 7 Public Guardianship for the Elderly
  • TCA Title 68, Ch. 11, Part 18 (TCA §68-11-1801 et seq.) – This statute deals with patient health care decisions including advance directives and appointment of a surrogate for health care decisions.

(All references are to Tennessee Code Annotated – TCA)

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