Part 3 Paternity and Legitimation

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 36 > Chapter 2

  • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Child born out of wedlock: means a child born to parents who are not married to each other when the child was born. See
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Court: means the juvenile court or any trial court with general jurisdiction. See
  • Father: means the biological father of a child born out of wedlock. See
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Mother: means the biological mother of a child born out of wedlock. See
  • Parent: means the biological mother or biological father of a child, regardless of the marital status of the mother and father. See
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105