Part 1 Injunction to Stay Proceedings on Money Judgment 29-23-101 – 29-23-105
Part 2 Injunction Against Sale Under Trust Deed or Mortgage 29-23-201 – 29-23-204

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 29 > Chapter 23 - Injunctions

  • Agriculture: means :

    • (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
    • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
    • board: means the board provided for in part 3 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • Chambers: A judge's office.
    • 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
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-5-103
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-5-103
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-4-502
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
    • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
    • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    • Department: means the department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-5-103
    • Department: means the department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-5-103
    • Department: means the department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-4-502
    • Department: means the department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 54-5-402
    • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
    • Employer: means :

      • (A) The state or any department, commission, institution, board or agency of the state government by which a member is paid, with respect to members in its employ. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101

      • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
      • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
      • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
      • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • industrial: means facilities for the manufacture of goods or for the production or processing of commodities. See Tennessee Code 54-5-402
      • Industrial highway: means any extension of, or connection with the highway system, including state and federal highways, rural roads, and municipal streets, constructed under this part. See Tennessee Code 54-5-402
      • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
      • 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.
      • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
      • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
      • Local government: means any county, incorporated city or town, and metropolitan form of government, or any of them. See Tennessee Code 54-4-502
      • Member: means any person included in the membership of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 35, part 1 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
      • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
      • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
      • Municipality: means any county, incorporated city or town, or any public port authority or transportation authority in this state. See Tennessee Code 54-5-402
      • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
      • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
      • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
      • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Regular interest: means interest at such rate or rates compounded annually as may be set from time to time by the board of trustees in accordance with §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
      • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Retirement: means withdrawal from membership with a retirement allowance granted under chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Retirement system: means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system as defined in §§. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Service: means service as a general employee, a teacher, a state police officer, a wildlife officer, a firefighter, a police officer, a state judge, a county judge, an attorney general, a commissioner or a county official which is paid for by an employer, and also includes service for which a former member of the general assembly is entitled to under former §§ 3-401 and 3-406. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
      • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
      • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • 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
      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
      • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
      • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
      • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
      • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105