2010 Tennessee Code
Title 24 - Evidence And Witnesses
Chapter 1 - Witnesses and Privileged Communications
Part 2 - Privileged Communications
24-1-203 - Transactions with decedent or ward Dead man's statute.

24-1-203. Transactions with decedent or ward Dead man's statute.

In actions or proceedings by or against executors, administrators, or guardians, in which judgments may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other as to any transaction with or statement by the testator, intestate, or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party. If a corporation is a party, this disqualification shall extend to its officers of every grade and its directors.

[Acts 1869-1870, ch. 78, § 2; Shan., § 5598; Code 1932, § 9780; Acts 1947, ch. 88, § 2; C. Supp. 1950, § 9780; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 24-105.]  

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