Any person who willfully conceals, cancels, defaces, obliterates or damages the declaration or revocation of another without the declarant‘s consent, or who falsifies or forges the declaration or revocation of another shall be civilly liable and subject to criminal prosecution for a Class C misdemeanor, and if a provider, subject to administrative and professional discipline.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 32-11-109

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Declarant: means an individual who declares a living will under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105