2010 Tennessee Code
Title 37 - Juveniles
Chapter 1 - Juvenile Courts and Proceedings
Part 1 - General Provisions
37-1-167 - Removal from abusive parent or other party.

37-1-167. Removal from abusive parent or other party.

If a child has suffered either sexual abuse, or aggravated child abuse, at the hands of a parent, legal guardian or caregiver, that child shall not be placed back in the care of the abusive party unless the judge finds by clear and convincing evidence that a threat to the child's safety no longer exists.

[Acts 1994, ch. 978, § 6.]  

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