2010 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 6 - Child Custody and Visitation
Part 4 - Parenting Plans
36-6-410 - Designation of custody for the purpose of other state and federal statutes.

36-6-410. Designation of custody for the purpose of other state and federal statutes.

Solely for the purpose of all other state and federal statutes and any applicable policies of insurance that require a designation or determination of custody, a parenting plan shall designate the parent with whom the child is scheduled to reside a majority of the time as the custodian of the child; provided, that this designation shall not affect either parent's rights and responsibilities under the parenting plan. In the absence of such a designation, the parent with whom the child is scheduled to reside a majority of the time shall be deemed to be the custodian for the purposes of such federal and state statutes.

[Acts 1997, ch. 557, § 1; T.C.A., § 36-6-413; Acts 2000, ch. 889, § 1.]  

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