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30-1-102. Jurisdiction to grant letters.

Letters of administration shall be granted by the probate court of the county where the intestate had usual residence at the time of the intestate's death, or, in case the intestate had fixed places of residence in more than one county, the probate court of either county may grant letters of administration upon the intestate's estate.

[Code 1858, § 2202 (deriv. Acts 1777 (Nov.), ch. 2, § 62; 1789, ch. 23, § 1; 1794, ch. 1, § 47); Shan., § 3934; mod. Code 1932, § 8144; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 30-102.]