2018 Tennessee Code
Title 36 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 2 - Parentage
Part 3 - Parentage and Legitimation
§ 36-2-316. Discrimination against children born out of wedlock -- Penalty.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 36-2-316 (2018)
  • (a) No child born out of wedlock shall be deprived of any civil benefit afforded to other citizens by law.

  • (b) Any person, including any employee or official of any governmental agency, who deprives any person of any civil benefit afforded to other citizens by law, by reason of the child being born out of wedlock, commits a Class C misdemeanor.

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