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(a) The Court shall issue an order regarding permanent guardianship within 30 days of:
(1) The final day of trial; or
(2) The filing of the petition and social report in cases based upon the consent of all parties.
(b) If the Court grants permanent guardianship, it shall include in that order provisions regarding visitation by the child with the child's parents, contact by the child with his or her parents, and the sharing of information to be provided to the parents about the child, all based upon the child's best interests.
(c) The order granting permanent guardianship may prohibit visitation, contact or information if such prohibition is in the child's best interests.
(d) The order granting permanent guardianship may incorporate an agreement reached by the parties.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 4. State Government § 4-31-1101 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-4-state-government/tn-code-sect-4-31-1101/
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