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Thursday, January 10, 2008

General Sessions Court and Attorney's Fees

It's a well-known fact that the monetary jurisdictional limit of Tennessee's general sessions courts is $25,000. But did you know that attorney's do not count against that limit and can be added to a $25,000 award in general sessions court? Here's the statute: Tennessee Code Annotated section 16-15-501(d).

Here's a link to the Tennessee Code Annotated so you can look it up for free:

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