2010 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 2 - Paternity
Part 3 - Paternity and Legitimation
36-2-303 - Custody absent an order of custody.

36-2-303. Custody absent an order of custody.

Absent an order of custody to the contrary, custody of a child born out of wedlock is with the mother.

[Acts 1997, ch. 477, § 1.]  

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