2020 Tennessee Code
Title 16 - Courts
Chapter 15 - Courts of General Sessions
Part 4 - Powers and Duties
§ 16-15-404. Hearing Causes at Any Time

Universal Citation: TN Code § 16-15-404 (2020)

Each general sessions court judge is authorized to try any cause that may be brought before the judge at any time and at any place within the county, unless expressly prohibited by some positive provision of this code.

Code 1858, § 4128 (deriv. Acts 1835-1836, ch. 17, § 3); Shan., § 5940; Code 1932, § 10141; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 19-205.

Textbooks. Tennessee Jurisprudence, 17 Tenn. Juris., Justices of Peace and General Sessions Courts, §§ 13, 24.

Tennessee Criminal Practice and Procedure (Raybin), § 7.1.

Cited: Glenn v. Payne, 153 Tenn. 240, 280 S.W. 1019, 1925 Tenn. LEXIS 24 (1926).

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