Nashville, TN asked in Family Law for Tennessee

Q: Can a 18 year old be forced to see her biological parents whom she has not seen or lived with in seven years

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William Monroe
William Monroe
  • Memphis, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: In Tennessee, a person reaches the age of majority upon his or her eighteenth birthday. Unless the 18 year old in question is incompetent for some other reason (i.e. mental disability), then he or she is an adult and can not be forced to see her biological parents.

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