§ 23-2-101 Counsel Assigned to Paupers
§ 23-2-102 Lien on Right of Action
§ 23-2-103 Lien on Action Begun Before Employment
§ 23-2-104 Power of Attorney to Execute Papers
§ 23-2-105 Service of Subpoenas
§ 23-2-106 Tennessee Attorney as Counsel Overseas — Foreign Counsel in State

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 23 > Chapter 2 - Rights and Duties

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attorney general: means the attorney general and reporter and any assistant thereto by whatever name known, any district attorney general and any assistant thereto by whatever name called, and any officer or full-time employee of the general assembly or any committee thereof established by statute, who is duly licensed to practice law in Tennessee, whose duty it is to provide facilities for drafting bills or to assist individual legislators in drafting bills or who renders legal advice and services to the members of the general assembly or committees thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • disabled: means the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) months. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.