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Judge's Oath of Office

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Reviewed Date: July 27, 2021

Original Author: 
Blake, Karen
Date of Material: 
Aug 27, 2014


Judge's Oath of Office

MTAS provided information about Tennessee law on the taking and administration of the oath of office by newly elected judges.

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/Townof [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]

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