2010 Tennessee Code
Title 30 - Administration of Estates
Chapter 1 - Executors and Administrators
Part 3 - Appointment by Chancery Court
30-1-301 - Jurisdiction.

30-1-301. Jurisdiction.

The chancery court of the county in which any person resided at the time of the decedent's death, or in which the decendent's estate, goods, and chattels or effects were at the time of the decedent's death, may appoint an administrator when six (6) months have elapsed from the death, and no person will apply or can be procured to administer on the decedent's estate.

[Code 1858, § 2209 (deriv. Acts 1841-1842, ch. 177, § 1); Shan., § 3943; Code 1932, § 8155; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 30-301.]  

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