2010 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 3 - Conservatorship Generally
34-3-103 - Priority of persons to be considered for appointment.

34-3-103. Priority of persons to be considered for appointment.

Subject to the court's determination of what is in the best interests of the disabled person, the court shall consider the following persons in the order listed for appointment of the conservator:

     (1)  The person or persons designated in a writing signed by the alleged disabled person;

     (2)  The spouse of the disabled person;

     (3)  Any child of the disabled person;

     (4)  Closest relative or relatives of the disabled person; and

     (5)  Other person or persons.

[Acts 1992, ch. 794, § 43; T.C.A. § 34-13-103.]  

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