2018 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 35 - Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Act of 1989
Part 3 - Sentences
§ 40-35-309. Probation authorized outside jurisdiction of court -- Transfer or retention of jurisdiction.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-35-309 (2018)
  • Whenever a court authorizes a defendant sentenced to supervised probation to reside in this state but outside the jurisdiction of the sentencing court, the court may:
  • (1) Retain jurisdiction over the defendant; or

  • (2) Transfer jurisdiction over the defendant to an appropriate court in the jurisdiction in which the defendant will reside. A court to which jurisdiction is transferred shall have the same powers as the sentencing court.

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