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					_____________ Court ____________ County _____________ Tennessee

NOTICE OF APPEAL
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_____________________________________________ vs. ____________________________________________

The Appellant, being the Defendant in the above captioned case does hereby give notice that I desire to appeal the decision rendered in this General Sessions case on _________________. I understand that this case will be placed on the docket of the Circuit Court for ____________________________ and that if I desire counsel to represent me, I will have said counsel with me at the above stated time and be ready for trial. I understand that by appealing this case, additional costs will incur and that I will need to be in a position to pay said costs on the date of my hearing in Circuit Court. I demand a jury to try this case:

 Yes  No

Appellant Signature: ________________________________ Date: ____________________________________________ Appellant: ________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Phone: ________________________________________

Filed Date: _________________

_________________________________________________ Clerk / Deputy Clerk - General Sessions Court

NOTICE TO APPELLANT Tennessee Code Annotated §27-5-108 allows you to appeal the judgment of the General Sessions Court by the filing of a Notice of Appeal within ten (10) days of entry of the judgment. The ten day period begins on the day following the entry of judgment. The Notice of Appeal must be filed by the close of business on the tenth day. (e.g. where entry of judgment occurs on the 1 st day of the month, Notice of Appeal must be filed by the close of business on the 11th day of the month.) If the last day of the 10 day period falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the Notice of Appeal must be filed by the close of business on the next business day.


				
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