Tenn. Code § 36-2-308

Current through Acts 2021, ch. 595, and 2021EX3, ch. 7
Section 36-2-308 - Conduct of trial - Expedited hearings
(a) The trial shall be without a jury.
(b) Hearings under this section shall be expedited on the court's civil docket.
(c) Upon proper motion, default judgment shall be entered against the defendant upon showing of service of process on the defendant where the defendant has failed to answer or make an appearance within thirty (30) days of service of process.
(d) Bills for the mother's care during pregnancy and childbirth and genetic testing shall be admissible without requiring third party foundation testimony and shall constitute prima facie evidence of amounts incurred for such services or for testing on behalf of the child.

T.C.A. § 36-2-308

Acts 1997, ch. 477, § 1.