2015 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 7 - Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 36-7-104 - Jurisdiction.

TN Code § 36-7-104 (2015) What's This?

(a) A court may issue an order regarding custodial responsibility under this chapter only if the court has jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, compiled in chapter 6, part 2 of this title.

(b) If a court has issued a temporary order regarding custodial responsibility pursuant to part 3 of this chapter, the residence of the deploying parent is not changed by reason of the deployment for the purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act during the deployment.

(c) If a court has issued a permanent order regarding custodial responsibility before notice of deployment and the parents have requested to modify that order temporarily by agreement pursuant to part 2 of this chapter, the residence of the deploying parent is not changed by reason of the deployment for the purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

(d) If a court in another state has issued a temporary order regarding custodial responsibility as a result of impending or current deployment, the residence of the deploying parent is not changed by reason of the deployment for the purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

(e) This section does not prevent a court from exercising temporary emergency jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

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