Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

In some instances, the Supreme Court solicits comments from the public regarding its proposed Rules. Please see the list below for more information about Rules that are open to public comment.

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06/22/18Supreme Court Order (including TBA Petition) DIrecting the ADRC to Formally Comment on Proposed Rule to Adopt a New Rule of the TN Supreme Court Rule Addressing the Practice of Collaborative Family Law - ADMIN2017-01195
06/22/18Response on SC Order (including TBA Petition) DIrecting the ADRC to Formally Comment on Proposed Rule to Adopt a New Rule of the TN Supreme Court Rule Addressing the Practice of Collaborative Family Law - ADMIN2017-01195
08/30/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Tennessee Rules of Prodedure & Evidence - ADMIN2018-01575
09/09/18Supreme Court Order Setting Oral Argument Regarding the Petition to Adopt a New Rule of the TN SCT Concerning the Practice of "Collaborative Family Law". - ADMIN2017-01195
10/08/18Comments to Proposed Rule to Adopt a New Rule of the TN Supreme Court Addressing the Practice of Collaborative Family Law - ADMIN2017-01195
Supreme Court
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys. 04/19/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADMIN2018-00713
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys. 04/19/18Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADMIN2018-00713
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys. 05/30/18Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADMIN2018-00713 to July 18, 2018
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys. 09/07/18Supreme Court Order Regarding Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADMIN2018-00713
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 09/07/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 7- ADMIN2018-01627
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 09/07/18Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 7- ADMIN2018-01627
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 10/16/18Order Amending SCT Rule 7- ADMIN2018-01627
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 10/16/18Appendix to Order Amending SCT Rule 7- ADMIN2018-01627
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal. 09/25/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rules 10B and 11- ADMIN2018-01751
Rule 17: Uniform Judgment Document. 09/25/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 17- ADMIN2018-01748
Rule 17: Uniform Judgment Document. 09/25/18Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 17- ADMIN2018-01748
Rule 22: Appointment of Referees in Child Support Cases. 10/18/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 22- ADMIN2018-01896
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection. 05/09/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT R25 ADMIN2018-00844
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection. 05/09/18Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT R25 ADMIN2018-00844
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection. 10/15/18Order amending SCT R25 - ADM2018-00844
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection. 10/15/18Appendix to Order Amending SCT R25 - ADM2018-00844
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 03/14/18Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to SCT R31, Appendix A to Rule 31 and SCT R31A - ADMIN2018-00425
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 03/14/18Comments to Adopt Amendments to R31, Appendix A to Rule 31 and SCT R31A - ADMIN2018-00425
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 10/03/18Order Amending SCT R31 and Adopting 31A - ADMIN2018-00425
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 10/03/18Appendix to the Order Amending SCT R31 and Adopting 31A - ADMIN2018-00425