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16-16-108. Distribution, partition, and sale of realty.

(a)  The county court shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the chancery and circuit courts to sell real estate of decedents and for distribution or partition. The mode of procedure in those cases in the county courts shall conform in every respect to the rules and regulations laid down for the conduct of similar causes in the chancery and circuit courts.

(b)  Subsection (a) shall only apply in counties having a population, according to the 2000 federal census or any subsequent federal census, of:

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(c)  In counties having a population of not less than thirty-nine thousand fifty (39,050) nor more than thirty-nine thousand one hundred fifty (39,150), according to the 2000 federal census of population or any subsequent federal census, the circuit court clerk, who also serves as the general sessions court clerk, shall serve as the clerk of the court with probate jurisdiction in any such counties.

[Acts 1873, ch. 64, §§ 1, 2; Shan., § 6028; Code 1932, § 10226; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 16-710; Acts 2003, ch. 310, §§ 1, 6-10; 2005, ch. 24, §§ 1, 2.]