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.
Basic Custody Guide
Custody Rights for Unmarried Parents
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.
Custody Guide - Memphis Area Legal Services
To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.
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.
Parenting Plan Forms
Juvenile Court Forms
Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee
Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online
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.