2010 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 6 - Power of Attorney
Part 3 - Power of Attorney for Care of a Minor Child Act
34-6-303 - Execution of instrument providing for power of attorney Affidavit detailing hardship Procedure when one parent has legal custody.

34-6-303. Execution of instrument providing for power of attorney Affidavit detailing hardship Procedure when one parent has legal custody.

The instrument providing for the power of attorney shall be executed by both parents, if both parents are living and have legal custody of the minor child and shall state with specificity the details of the hardship preventing the parent from caring for the child. If only one (1) parent has legal custody of the minor child, then such parent shall execute the instrument. The other parent must consent in writing to the appointment in the instrument or the executing parent shall explain in the instrument why the consent cannot be obtained. If both parents do not execute the affidavit, then the executing parent shall send by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the other parent at the last known address, a copy of the instrument and a notice of § 34-6-305.

[Acts 2003, ch. 71, § 1.]  

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