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Revised COLA for General Sessions Judges

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The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has recently released a memorandum describing revised cost of living adjustments (COLA) for general sessions judges. These adjustments are required for the 2023 and 2024 reported adjustments because T.C.A. § 16-15-5003(i)(5) directs that the yearly COLA adjustments be adjusted pursuant to T.C.A. § 8-23-103. The revised adjustments are as follows:

Revised 2023 COLA (effective July 1, 2023): 5% (prior reported adjustment was 4%)

Revised 2024 COLA (effective July 1, 2024): 4.1% (prior reported adjustment was 2%)

Please contact John Coke, AOC General Counsel, with any questions regarding general sessions judges COLA: or (615) 741-2687.

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