2018 Tennessee Code
Title 48 - Corporations and Associations
Nonprofit Corporations
Chapter 64 - Dissolution
Part 2 - Administrative Dissolution
§ 48-64-204. Appeal from denial of reinstatement.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 48-64-204 (2018)
  • (a) If the secretary of state denies a corporation's application for reinstatement following administrative dissolution, the secretary of state shall serve the corporation under §§ 48-55-104 and 48-55-105 with a written notice that explains the reason or reasons for denial.

  • (b) The corporation may appeal the denial of reinstatement to the chancery court of Davidson County within thirty (30) days after service of the notice of denial is perfected. The corporation appeals by petitioning the court to set aside the dissolution and attaching to the petition copies of the secretary of state's certificate of dissolution, the corporation's application for reinstatement, and the secretary of state's notice of denial.

  • (c) The court may summarily order the secretary of state to reinstate the dissolved corporation or may take other action the court considers appropriate.

  • (d) The court's final decision may be appealed as in other civil proceedings.

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