2021 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 18 - Forcible Entry and Detainer
§ 29-18-118. Postponement of Trial

Universal Citation: TN Code § 29-18-118 (2021)

The general sessions judge may, at the request of either party, and on good reason being assigned, postpone the trial to any time not exceeding fifteen (15) days. The postponement shall not be for a longer period of time unless agreed upon by the parties, no civil court is being conducted, or upon request of the plaintiff, the party making the application for postponement paying the costs.

Code 1858, § 3355 (deriv. Acts 1821, ch. 14, § 15); impl. am. Acts 1879, ch. 23, § 1; Shan., § 5104; Code 1932, § 9258; impl. am. Acts 1979, ch. 68, § 3; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1618; Acts 2010, ch. 809, § 1.

Collateral References. 36A C.J.S. Forcible Entry and Detainer § 31.

Forcible entry and detainer 31-36.

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