Record Series Abstract
These records contain notes, legal drafts, communications and hand written documentation generated in the normal course of business by DCS Attorneys concerning DCS legal matters. These records may also contain COPIES of investigation information, child specific information and family specific information.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
Cut off at end of Fiscal Year following the last court action completed.
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Records will be cut of at the end of the Fiscal Year following the last court action completed. They will be maintained for 5 years in paper format and then destroyed.
DCS has 109 offices where these records may be stored.
Alphabetically by case name
Average 180 cu ft a year
2700 cu ft
Information Shared Outside the State
Confidential Legal Citation
TCA 37-5-107, TCA 37-1-612, TCA 37-2-408, TCA 23-3-105
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Agency will maintain these records for 5 years then destroy
Records Center Retention Period
Retention Legal Citation
Legal Citation PDF
Legacy Revision UUID