Knowledgebase-Judge's Oath of Office

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Title:Judge's Oath of Office
Summary:MTAS provided information about Tennessee law on the taking and administration of the oath of office by newly elected judges.
Original Author:Blake, Karen
Product Create Date:08/27/2014
Last Reviewed on::06/26/2017
Subject:Courts--Judges; Elections
Original Document: oath_of_office judge with letter.pdfoath_of_office judge with letter.pdf

Reference Documents: oath_of_office judge (3).docxoath_of_office judge (3).docx

Text of Document:
Oath of Office
I, [Insert Full Name] , do solemnly swear [or affirm] that I will support the Constitution of the United States of America, the Constitution of the State of Tennessee, and the ordinances of the City/Town of [Insert City/Town] and that I will administer justice without respect of persons, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent upon me as Judge of the Municipal Court of the City/Town of [Insert City/Town}] the State of Tennessee, to the best of my skill and ability

This the [ Insert Day, Month & Year].

[Insert Full Name]

I, [ Insert Name and Title] , have this day administered the Oath of Office to [Insert Name], Judge of the [Insert Court & District] , of the State of Tennessee, as prescribed and required by law.

This the [Insert Day, Month & Year].

[Insert Name]