1. Where one (1) of several executors or administrators removes out of the state, actions may be prosecuted and judgments rendered against such as remain, in the same manner as if all were sued.
  2. If the cause of action is within the jurisdiction of a judge of the court of general sessions, it may be prosecuted against the administrator or executor who remains in the county, where one (1) of them removes out of the state or into another county.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 20-1-111

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

Code 1858, §§ 2791, 2792 (deriv. Acts 1826, ch. 38, § 1; 1827, ch. 84, § 1); Shan., §§ 4488, 4489; Code 1932, §§ 8615, 8616; impl. am. Acts 1979, ch. 68, § 3; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-112.