Record Series Abstract
THESE PAPER RECORDS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEY FEE CLAIMS, EXPERT EXPENSES FEE CLAIMS, CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND ALL OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING CAPITAL CASES(CASE WHEN DEFENDANT IS SENTENCED TO DEATH). THAT IS RECEIVED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
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THE CASE FILES ARE TO BE MAINTAINED IN AGENCY FOR FIVE (5) YEARS AFTER THE CASE IS CONCLUDED DUE TO EXECUTION, DEATH, OR ACQUITTAL. THEN RECORDS ARE TRANSFERED TO STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES.
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Case Files are to maintained within the Administrative Office of the Courts for 5 years after the case is concluded due to execution, death, or acquittal. The records are then transferred to Tennessee Library and Archives.
511 Union Street, Suite 600 Nashville, TN 37219
1970 - current
5 cu. ft.
70 cu. ft.
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Original paper documents are stored in file cabinets in the storage area of the Administrative Office of the Courts mail services room and in alphabetized boxes in the Administrative Office of the Courts file storage room.
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5 years after defendants execution, death, or acquittal
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