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Gibson's Suits in Chancery, Eighth Edition is the most comprehensive and reliable reference available to Tennessee lawyers who handle matters in equity. Inside you'll find thorough discussion of Tennessee's Chancery Courts and the matters they hear, including the substantive law and jurisprudential principles of equity as they relate to most conceivable types of disputes in equity. Matters of particular importance are discussed at length, including:
• The Court's Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Decrees
• Actions for Ne Exeat, Attachment of Property, Receivers, and Contempt
• Contracts and Partnerships
• Disability, Guardianship, and Estate Administration
• Creditors, Liens, and property actions
• Actions In the Nature and Quo Warranto
• Writs of Mandamus
• Divorce, Alimony and Workers' Compensation
• Interpleader, Declaratory and Summary Judgments, and Injunctive Relief
• Depositions, Elections and Class Actions
• The Appeals Process
You'll also find thorough explanations of start-to-finish procedural issues, from drafting the complaint to submission of the judgment, and a thorough appendix and comprehensive Index help you find the materials you need quickly when you are analyzing a critical issue. Don't be without Gibson's Suits in Chancery, a cornerstone of your practice library with the accuracy and reliability you expect from LexisNexis, the official publisher of the Tennessee Code Annotated.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 The History of the Chancery Court
Chapter 2 Maxims and Principles of Equity
Chapter 3 Proceedings in an Action from Its Preliminaries to the Appearance of the Defendant
Chapter 4 Notice, Lis Pendens, Estoppel, Acquiescence, Negligence, Laches, Waiver, and Consent
Chapter 5 Priorities and Bona Fide Purchasers
Chapter 6 Complaints Generally Considered
Chapter 7 Proceedings Preliminary to Process
Chapter 8 Original Process in Chancery
Chapter 9 Proceedings Between Process and Appearance
Chapter 10 Proceedings from the Appearance of the Defendant to the Close of the Pleadings
Chapter 11 Answers and Disclaimers to Complaints
Chapter 12 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings
Chapter 13 Evidence in Chancery
Chapter 14 The Trial of the Action
Chapter 15 Proceedings in an Action from the Conclusion of the Hearing to the Enforcement of the Decree
Chapter 16 Decree as to Costs
Chapter 17 References to the Matter, and Proceedings Thereon
Chapter 18 Sales in Chancery
Chapter 19 How Decrees are Enforced
Chapter 20 Revivor
Chapter 21 Complaints to Carry Decrees into Executions
Chapter 22 Actions for Ne Exeats, and Proceedings Therein
Chapter 23 Actions for Attachment of Property
Chapter 24 Actions for Receivers and Proceedings Therein
Chapter 25 Actions for the Person for Contempt
Chapter 26 Particular Actions in Chancery
Chapter 27 Actions Arising from Frauds, Accidents and Mistakes
Chapter 28 Actions to Set Up, Reform or Rescind Written Instruments
Chapter 29 Actions for Specific Performance
Chapter 30 Actions for an Accounting
Chapter 31 Actions in Relation to Partnerships
Chapter 32 Actions for Exoneration, Subrogation and Contribution
Chapter 33 Actions Involving Persons Under Disability
Chapter 34 The Administration of Estates
Chapter 35 Actions by Creditors Without Remedy at Law
Chapter 36 Actions to Enforce Liens
Chapter 37 Actions to Protect and Recover Real and Personal Property
Chapter 38 Actions to Partition Land
Chapter 39 Actions in Cases Actionable at Law
Chapter 40 Actions in the Nature and Quo Warranto
Chapter 41 Actions for Writs of Mandamus
Chapter 42 Actions for Divorce and Alimony
Chapter 43 Actions Under the Workers' Compensation Act
Chapter 44 Actions Where No Recovery is Sought: Interpleader and Declaratory Judgments
Chapter 45 Summary Judgments
Chapter 46 Depositions
Chapter 47 Elections
Chapter 48 Class Actions
Chapter 49 Actions for Injunctive Relief and Proceedings Therein
Chapter 50 The Chancellor: His Powers and Duties
Chapter 51 Power and Duties of the Clerk and Mater
Chapter 52 Attorneys: Their Rights, Duties and Liabilities
Chapter 53 Proceedings for the Correction of Errors
Chapter 54 Proceedings and Practice in the Appellate Courts
Chapter 55 The Court of Appeals: Its History and Jurisdiction
Chapter 56 The Supreme Court: Its History and Jurisdiction