2018 Tennessee Code
Title 71 - Welfare
Chapter 6 - Programs and Services for Abused Persons
Part 1 - Adult Protection
§ 71-6-114. Jurisdiction and venue.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 71-6-114 (2018)
  • (a) The circuit, general sessions, and chancery courts have jurisdiction of proceedings arising under this part. Probate courts in counties having a population of not less than seven hundred seventy-five thousand (775,000) according to the 1980 federal census or any subsequent federal census shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit and chancery courts.

  • (b) A proceeding under this part may be commenced in the county where the adult resides or is physically present.

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