Tennessee Code Title 28. Limitation of Actions § 28-1-116

In the event that a duly authorized member of the appellate judiciary enters an order declaring a disaster pursuant to the Tennessee supreme court rules, or the Tennessee rules of civil or appellate procedure, all applicable statutes of limitation and statutes of repose shall be extended in the counties subject to the order by the same number of days by which other applicable filing deadlines are extended.  In the event an action could be properly filed in more than one (1) county, the deadline for that action shall be extended only in the county or counties in which a disaster is declared by the order.

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