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Tennessee Chancery Courts

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The Tennessee Chancery Courts are trial courts of general jurisdiction in Tennessee. In general, they share jurisdiction with the Tennessee Circuit Courts. There is a chancery court in each of the state's 31 judicial districts.[1]

Methods of selection and judge terms

The judge who presides over a chancery court is referred to as a "chancellor". Chancellors are elected in partisan elections for eight-year terms.

Courts

Chancery Court Counties Served
First District Chancery Court Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, and Washington counties
Second District Chancery Court Sullivan County
Third District Chancery Court Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, and Hawkins counties
Fourth District Chancery Court Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, and Sevier counties
Fifth District Chancery Court Blount County
Sixth District Chancery Court Knox County
Seventh District Chancery Court Anderson County
Eighth District Chancery Court Campbell, Claiborne, Fentress, Scott, and Union counties
Ninth District Chancery Court Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, and Roane counties
Tenth District Chancery Court Bradley, McMinn, Monroe, and Polk counties
Eleventh District Chancery Court Hamilton County
Twelfth District Chancery Court Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Rhea, and Sequatchie countries
Thirteenth District Chancery Court Clay, Cumberland, Dekalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, and White counties
Fourteenth District Chancery Court Coffee county
Fifteenth District Chancery Court Jackson, Macon, Smith, Trousdale, and Wilson counties
Sixteenth District Chancery Court Cannon and Rutherford counties
Seventeenth District Chancery Court Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, and Moore counties
Eighteenth District Chancery Court Sumner County
Nineteenth District Chancery Court Montgomery and Robertson counties
Twentieth District Chancery Court Davidson County
Twenty First District Chancery Court Hickman, Lewis, Perry, and Williamson counties
Twenty Second District Chancery Court Giles, Lawrence, Maury, and Wayne counties
Twenty Third District Chancery Court Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, and Stewart counties
Twenty Fourth District Chancery Court Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, and Henry counties
Twenty Fifth District Chancery Court Fayette, Hardeman, Lauderdale, McNairy, and Tipton counties
Twenty Sixth District Chancery Court Chester, Henderson, and Madison counties
Twenty Seventh District Chancery Court Obion and Weakley counties
Twenty Eighth District Chancery Court Crockett, Gibson, and Haywood counties
Twenty Ninth District Chancery Court Dyer and Lake counties
Thirtieth District Chancery Court Shelby County
Thirty First District Chancery Court Van Buren and Warren counties

See also

External links

References

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