TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 27, 2017

In a case filed in Monroe County, the Tennessee Supreme Court clarified when Tennessee laws prevent a person who owes child support from receiving money damages from a wrongful death lawsuit. Those laws apply, the Court said, only when the person is a parent of the child who died, and the back child support is owed for that child. The unanimous opinion was authored by Justice Holly Kirby.