2010 Tennessee Code
Title 16 - Courts
Chapter 10 - Circuit and Criminal Courts
Part 1 - Jurisdiction and Powers
16-10-101 - General jurisdiction.

16-10-101. General jurisdiction.

The circuit court is a court of general jurisdiction, and the judge of the circuit court shall administer right and justice according to law, in all cases where the jurisdiction is not conferred upon another tribunal.

[Code 1858, § 4225 (deriv. Acts 1835-1836, ch. 5, § 7); Shan., § 6063; Code 1932, § 10318; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 16-501.]  

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