Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 16: Courts

Chapter 10: Circuit and Criminal Courts

Part 1: Jurisdiction and Powers

TCA 16-10-101: General jurisdiction.

The circuit court is a court of general jurisdiction, and the judge of the circuit court shall administer right and justice according to law, in all cases where the jurisdiction is not conferred upon another tribunal.

History: [Code 1858, § 4225 (deriv. Acts 1835-1836, ch. 5, § 7); Shan., § 6063; Code 1932, § 10318; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 16-501.]