(a) A proceeding under this part may be commenced in the county in which the child resides.
(b) If delinquent or unruly conduct is alleged, the proceeding may be commenced in the county in which the acts constituting the alleged delinquent or unruly conduct occurred.
(c) If dependency or neglect is alleged, the proceeding may be brought in the county in which the child is present when it is commenced.
(d) Proceedings to terminate parental rights shall be brought pursuant to § 36-1-113.
(e) If unruly conduct is alleged against a child in the custody of the department of children's services, the proceeding may be brought in the juvenile court exercising continuing jurisdiction under § 37-1-103 or it may be brought in the juvenile court that issued the order granting custody to the department.
Acts 1970, ch. 600, § 11; 1971, ch. 189, § 4; 1983, ch. 435, § 3; T.C.A., § 37-211; Acts 1995, ch. 532, §§ 9, 10; 2011, ch. 275, § 1.