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30 07, 2015

Tennessee Power of Attorney for Guardianship of Children

2018-05-10T14:28:25-05:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

This form is for power of attorney for care of a minor child. Use of this form is authorized by T.C.A. § 34-6-301 et seq. Completion of this form, along [...]

30 07, 2015

Durable Power of Attorney – General Information

2018-08-03T06:59:20-05:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

You have the right to name someone to make financial decisions for you when you cannot make or communicate those decisions for whatever reason. This document gives the person you [...]

30 07, 2015

Know Your Rights at Home & Work – Immigrant Women, Abuse & Trafficking

2017-06-29T14:52:15-05:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

It is important that immigrants know their rights in the workplace and at home. This resource sheet defines different types of abuse, including domestic violence, trafficking, and workplace abuse, as [...]

30 07, 2015

Fairness for All: Why We Defend Immigrants’ Rights

2017-06-29T14:23:47-05:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

The constitutional protections of due process and equal protection apply to everyone in the United States, including non-citizens – even those not here lawfully. However, politically disenfranchised immigrants are an [...]

9 07, 2015

General Requirements for Marriage in Tennessee

2016-07-07T11:28:26-05:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Learn the general requirements for marriage in Tennessee, including where to obtain a license, who can officiate, the cost of a license and more. What to Do Before I Do: [...]

9 07, 2015

Religious Freedom in Public Schools

2016-07-07T11:41:03-05:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Religious freedom in public schools is protected by federal and state law. This guide explains students' religious freedom rights in public schools.

9 07, 2015

Religious Freedom in the Workplace

2016-07-07T11:40:55-05:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|Tags: , , , , |

Religious freedom in the workplace is protected by federal and state law. This guide explains employees’ rights in the workplace.

9 07, 2015

Impact of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Obergefell v. Hodges on Tennessee

2016-07-07T11:42:16-05:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Loving and committed same-sex couples have secured the freedom to marry once and for all with the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, a consolidated case that challenged [...]

26 06, 2015

ACLU-TN’s Marriage Guide for LGBT Couples in Tennessee

2016-07-07T12:39:46-05:00 June 26th, 2015|Categories: Campaigns, Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, all loving and committed same-sex couples now have the freedom to marry.  ACLU-TN has prepared helpful information outlining what [...]