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Grandparent Issues: Tennessee
(Provided by: Divorce Source, Inc. Staff)
Grandparent Rights to Visitation:
Visitation may be granted upon a finding by the court that the visitation is in the child's best interest.
Title 36, Section 36-6-301 (T.C.A. §36-6-301).

When Adoption Occurs:
Visitation rights terminate upon adoption unless the adoption is by a stepparent or other relative of the child.
Child Custody Statutes:
Best interest of child "as the welfare and interest of the child or children may demand."
T.C.A. §36-6-101 et seq.

Parents May Choose:
Yes
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