2017 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 3 - Conservatorship Generally
§ 34-3-103. Priority of persons to be considered for appointment.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 34-3-103 (2017)
  • Subject to the court's determination of what is in the best interests of the person with a disability, the court shall consider the following persons in the order listed for appointment of the conservator:
    • (1) The person or persons designated in a writing signed by the alleged person with a disability;
    • (2) The spouse of the person with a disability;
    • (3) Any child of the person with a disability;
    • (4) Closest relative or relatives of the person with a disability;
    • (5) A district public guardian as described by § 34-7-104; and
    • (6) Other person or persons.
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