The plaintiff may demur or reply to the return, and all issues shall be tried by the court or judge in a summary way, the examination being adjourned from time to time, if necessary to the proper administration of justice, and all such orders being made for the custody of the plaintiff, in the meantime, as the nature of the case requires.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 29-21-119

  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.

Code 1858, § 3749; Shan., § 5529; Code 1932, § 9699; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1827.