Issues may be made up at the request of either party upon matters of fact charged in the bill or petition and denied in the answer, and be tried by a jury in presence of the court, and a new trial may be granted of the issues, should the court deem it necessary.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 36-4-113

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.