2017 Tennessee Code
Title 32 - Wills
Chapter 4 - Contest
§ 32-4-109. Trials upon validity of wills -- Jurisdiction of courts.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 32-4-109 (2017)

Any court of record that has probate jurisdiction, whether a chancery court or other court of record established by private or public act, has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit court to conduct a trial upon the validity of a will, in the manner and to the extent prescribed in this chapter. Notwithstanding law to the contrary, prior to certification of the fact of the contest pursuant to § 32-4-101(a)(2), the contestant shall elect, in the notice of contest, either the circuit court or the chancery court, or other court of record having such concurrent jurisdiction, to conduct a trial upon the validity of the will.

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