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Posted by: Berkley Schwarz on Feb 6, 2019
Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, and Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, have introduced a bill supported by the TBA. SB719/HB854 allows a trial court to exercise domestic relations jurisdiction regardless of the nature of the allegations unless and until a pleading is filed or relief is otherwise sought in a juvenile court invoking its exclusive original jurisdiction.