2021 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 18 - Forcible Entry and Detainer
§ 29-18-112. Form of Warrant

Universal Citation: TN Code § 29-18-112 (2021)

The warrant may be issued by a single general sessions judge in the following form:

State of Tennessee,

To the sheriff or any constable of such county:


Whereas, complaint is made to me by A B, of a certain forcible and unlawful entry and detainer, made by C D, into and of a certain tract or lot of land, situated in the county aforementioned, and bounded [or known and described] as follows [insert boundaries and description], which land A B alleges A B is entitled to the possession of, and C D unlawfully detains from A B: We, therefore, command you to summon C D to appear before some judge of the court of general sessions, in and for such county, to answer the above complaint.

This  day of  , 20 . E F, G.S.J.

Code 1858, § 3349 (deriv. Acts 1841-1842, ch. 186, § 1); impl. am. Acts 1879, ch. 23, § 1; Shan., § 5098; Code 1932, § 9252; impl. am. Acts 1979, ch. 68, § 3; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1612.

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