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

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 37 Juveniles

Chapter 1 Juvenile Courts and Proceedings

Part 1 General Provisions

37-1-101. Purpose - Jurisdiction - Ensuring compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.

37-1-102. Definitions. [Amended Effective until June 30, 2012. See the Compiler's Notes.]

37-1-103. Exclusive original jurisdiction.

37-1-104. Concurrent jurisdiction.

37-1-105. Probation officers.

37-1-106. Youth services officer.

37-1-107. Magistrates.

37-1-108. Commencement of proceedings.

37-1-109. Transfer of criminal cases from other courts.

37-1-110. Informal adjustment without adjudication.

37-1-111. Venue.

37-1-112. Transfer to another court within state - Appeals.

37-1-113. Taking into custody - Grounds.

37-1-114. Detention or shelter care of child prior to hearing on petition.

37-1-115. Custody - Release to proper party - Warrant for custody.

37-1-116. Place of detention - Escape or attempted escape - Shelter care.

37-1-117. Investigation and release or commitment - Petition - Hearings.

37-1-118. Subpoenas.

37-1-119. Petition - Who may make.

37-1-120. Contents of petition.

37-1-121. Summons.

37-1-122. Attachment where summons ineffectual.

37-1-123. Service of summons.

37-1-124. Conduct of hearing.

37-1-125. Party served by publication - Provisional hearing - Interlocutory order.

37-1-126. Right to counsel - Administrative fee.

37-1-127. Basic rights at hearing.

37-1-128. Investigations - Emergency temporary care and custody - Physical and mental examinations - Evaluation and commitment for mental illness or developmental disability.

37-1-129. Hearings - Findings - Disposition of child - Interdepartmental case management team - Pilot projects.

37-1-130. Dependent or neglected child - Disposition.

37-1-131. Delinquent child - Disposition - Restitution.

37-1-132. Unruly child - Disposition.

37-1-133. Order of adjudication - Noncriminal.

37-1-134. Transfer from juvenile court.

37-1-135. Mentally ill or developmentally disabled child - Disposition.

37-1-136. [Repealed.]

37-1-137. Commitment of delinquent children to the department of children's services.

37-1-138. Liability for expenses of returning juvenile to custody of department of children's services.

37-1-139. Modification or vacation of orders.

37-1-140. Legal custodian - Duties.

37-1-141. Residence change - Transfer of jurisdiction to another state.

37-1-142. Nonresident child - Transfer from another state.

37-1-143. Out-of-state custody and supervision.

37-1-144. Supervision under out-of-state order.

37-1-145. Out-of-state probation officers - Powers.

37-1-146. Juvenile traffic offenders.

37-1-147. Termination of parental rights.

37-1-148. [Repealed.]

37-1-149. Guardian ad litem - Special advocate - Appointment.

37-1-150. Cost and expense for care of child.

37-1-151. Parents' liability for support.

37-1-152. Restraining orders.

37-1-153. Court files and records - Inspection limited - Exceptions for certain violent offenders - Confidentiality.

37-1-154. Law enforcement records - Inspection limited - Exceptions for certain violent offenders.

37-1-155. Fingerprints and photographs - Use - When destroyed - Video and audio recordings.

37-1-156. Contributing to delinquency - Penalty - Jurisdiction of court.

37-1-157. Contributing to dependency - Penalties - Jurisdiction of court.

37-1-158. Contempt of court.

37-1-159. Appeals.

37-1-160. Interstate flight by juvenile felon - Applicability of part.

37-1-161. Reimbursement account.

37-1-162. Supplement and account for juvenile court services improvement.

37-1-163, 37-1-164. [Repealed.]

37-1-165. Contracts among counties to pool juvenile justice supplements.

37-1-166. Orders committing or retaining a child within the custody of the department of children's services - Required determinations.

37-1-167. Removal from abusive parent or other party.

37-1-168. Juvenile-family crisis intervention programs - General provisions.

37-1-169. Referrals by juvenile court to crisis intervention program.

37-1-170. Joinder of parents or guardians in juvenile court actions.

37-1-171. Written orders - Presumptions - Forms.

37-1-172. Use and disposition of federal funds.

37-1-173. [Repealed.]

37-1-174. Order affecting delinquent juvenile's parent or guardian.

37-1-175. Temporary legal custody for children with mental illnesses.

37-1-176. Providing care, training or treatment in least drastic alternative way.

37-1-177. Person filing for commitment.

37-1-178. Discharge.

37-1-179. Reporting status of child who no longer meets commitment standards - Retention of custody.

37-1-180. Rights of child in hearing to review custody.

37-1-181. Judges to conduct proceedings.

37-1-182. Juvenile records task force.

37-1-183. Dependent and neglected child to remain in related caregiver’s custody if in best interest of child.

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