Child Custody

You can learn more about custody rights and what to expect at a custody case with these resources. 

Custody Cases in Tennessee

Basic Custody Guide


Custody Rights for Unmarried Parents


Custody Guide



Statewide Social Services Resources

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

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



Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee



Legal Help or Representation

TN Free Legal Answers

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

Statewide Directory

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County



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



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