2017 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 3 - Conservatorship Generally
§ 34-3-106. Rights of respondent.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 34-3-106 (2017)
  • The respondent has the right to:
    • (1) On demand by respondent or the guardian ad litem, a hearing on the issue of disability;
    • (2) Present evidence, including testimony or other evidence from a physician, psychologist or senior psychological examiner of the respondent's choosing, and confront, as a cross-examiner, witnesses;
    • (3) Appeal the final decision on the petition with the assistance of an attorney ad litem or adversary counsel;
    • (4) Attend any hearing;
    • (5) Have an attorney ad litem appointed to advocate the interests of the respondent; and
    • (6) Request a protective order placing under seal the respondent's health and financial information, including reports provided under § 34-3-105(c).
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