2021 Tennessee Code
Title 34 - Guardianship
Chapter 3 - Conservatorship Generally
§ 34-3-106. Rights of Respondent

Universal Citation: TN Code § 34-3-106 (2021)

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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