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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 29 Remedies And Special Proceedings

Chapter 31 Removal of Disability of Minors

29-31-105. Scope of decree.

The decree may be for the partial removal of the disability of the minor so as to enable the minor to do some particular act, proposed to be done, to be specified in the decree; or it may be general and empower the minor to do all acts in reference to the minor's property, making contract, suing and being sued and engaging in any profession or vocation which the minor could do if eighteen (18) years of age; and the decree shall distinctly specify to what extent the disability of the minor is removed and what character of business the minor is empowered to do, notwithstanding minority, and may impose such restrictions and qualifications as the court or chancellor may judge proper.

Acts 1915, ch. 162, § 5; Shan., § 6106a7; mod. Code 1932, § 10374; Acts 1973, ch. 76, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1205.

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