AG Opinions


Under Tennessee law, the Attorney General is the “state’s” attorney.  In that capacity, state agencies, legislators, and local officials have the opportunity to submit questions to “their attorney” for an official opinion regarding the state of the law.

These opinions are not binding on the courts when issues come forward but these opinions do impact how governmental officers, departments and administrators conduct their affairs.

Here are some of the important opinions which may be relevant to your particular issues: