Tennessee Code Title 36. Domestic Relations § 36-1-114

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The termination or adoption petition may be filed in the county:

(1) Where the petitioners reside;

(2) Where the child resides;

(3) Where the child resided when:

(A) The child became subject to the care and control of a public or private child-caring or child-placing agency;  or

(B) The child became subject to partial or complete guardianship or co-guardianship pursuant to a surrender proceeding as provided in this part;  or

(4) In which is located any licensed child-placing agency or institution operated under the laws of this state having custody or guardianship of the child or to which the child has been surrendered as provided in this part.

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