1240-01-47-.19 - EVIDENCE REGARDING RELATIONSHIP

1240-01-47-.19. EVIDENCE REGARDING RELATIONSHIP

(1) In order to receive Families First for a child, it must be established that the applicant/grantee relative is within one of the specified degrees of relationship to the child. Documentary evidence of relationship is required except as follows:

(2) In the absence of any documentary proof of relationship, the relative's statement as to the reason(s) there is no proof, plus his/her detailed statement as to how he/she is related to the child, plus at least one notarized statement from a person in a position to know the facts of the situation in which he/she describes the relationship and how he/she knows it to be true will be acceptable.

(Original rule filed December 2, 1996; effective February 15, 1997.)

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-201 et seq., 71-1-105, Public Acts of 1996, Chapter 950, and 45 CFR 233.90.

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