Child Custody

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

East Tennessee

Basic Custody Guide

http://www.laet.org/getattachment/ad58d9f4-e401-4ba5-ae3a-29123aa5ab42/Basic_Custody_Guide.aspx

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Memphis

Custody Brochure - Memphis Area Legal Services

http://www.malsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Custody.pdf

 

Statewide Social Services Resources

 

Help by phone - Dial 211 for Tennessee’s community services help line; or visit the 211 website:

http://tn211.mycommunitypt.com/

 

Kid Central is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by Tennessee state departments.

http://kidcentraltn.com/

 

Additional Resources

 

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

 

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