The court having the jurisdiction of the monthly county court, upon application, or the chancery court, if the trust is administered in the chancery court, may allow a trustee or assignee compensation exceeding the compensation of clerks and masters, if the character of the services rendered entitle the trustee or assignee to such compensation in the opinion of such court, but such compensation in no case shall exceed five percent (5%).

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 47-13-110

  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.