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Absent an order of custody to the contrary, custody of a child born out of wedlock is with the mother.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 36. Domestic Relations § 36-2-303 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-36-domestic-relations/tn-code-sect-36-2-303/
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