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Selection of the Jury of View

Reference Number: MTAS-1274
Reviewed Date: 09/28/2023

The jury of view will consist of five persons, unless the parties agree to a different number. T.C.A. § 29-16-108. The jurors must possess the same qualifications as jurors in other civil cases, with the additional qualification that no members of the jury of view may have an interest in a similar case. T.C.A. § 29-16-109. The jurors may be challenged for cause or peremptorily as in any other civil case. T.C.A. § 29-16-108. In the instance where the name of the juror is selected by the court and the juror is unable to attend, the sheriff will select a replacement. T.C.A. § 29-16-110.