2021 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 (2021)

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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