2018 Tennessee Code
Title 20 - Civil Procedure
Chapter 1 - Parties to Actions
§ 20-1-104. Deserted wife as party.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 20-1-104 (2018)

Where a husband has deserted his family, the wife may prosecute or defend, in the husband's name, any action that the husband might have prosecuted or defended. The wife may also sue and be sued in her own name for any cause of action accruing subsequently to such desertion.

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