2010 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 3 - Conservatorship Generally
34-3-106 - Rights of respondent.

34-3-106. Rights of respondent.

The respondent has the right to:

     (1)  On demand by respondent or the guardian ad litem, a hearing on the issue of disability;

     (2)  Present evidence and confront and cross-examine witnesses;

     (3)  Appeal the final decision on the petition;

     (4)  Attend any hearing; and

     (5)  Have an attorney ad litem appointed to advocate the interests of the respondent.

[Acts 1992, ch. 794, § 46; 1996, ch. 1015, § 2; T.C.A. § 34-13-106.]  

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