2018 Tennessee Code
Title 16 - Courts
Chapter 15 - Courts of General Sessions
Part 4 - Powers and Duties
§ 16-15-402. General duties.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 16-15-402 (2018)
  • It is the duty of a general sessions court judge:
  • (1) To return all marriage licenses under which the judge has solemnized the rites of matrimony to the office of the county clerk within thirty (30) days;

  • (2) To deliver over, in case of resignation, removal, or expiration of the judge's term of office, all the judge's official books and papers, according to law; and

  • (3) Not to sign a warrant or summons or any other leading process, attachment or document until written out in full.

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