Tenn. Code § 66-28-204

Current through Acts 2023-2024, ch. 631
Section 66-28-204 - Unconscionability
(a) If the court, as a matter of law, finds:
(1) A rental agreement or any provision thereof was unconscionable when made, the court shall enforce the remainder of the agreement without the unconscionable provision, or limit the application of any unconscionable provision to avoid an unconscionable result; or
(2) A settlement in which a party waives or agrees to forego a claim or right under this chapter or under a rental agreement was unconscionable at the time it was made, the court shall enforce the remainder of the settlement without the unconscionable provision, or limit the application of any unconscionable provision to avoid the unconscionable result.
(b) If unconscionability is put into issue by a party or by the court upon its own motion, the parties shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to present evidence as to the setting, purpose, and effect of the rental agreement or settlement to aid the court in making the determination.
(c) A provision in a rental agreement that authorizes a landlord to hold a tenant in breach of the rental agreement in accordance with § 66-28-505(f) is not unconscionable and is fully enforceable.

T.C.A. § 66-28-204

Amended by 2018 Tenn. Acts, ch. 960,s 3, eff. 7/1/2018.
Acts 1975, ch. 245, § 1.303; T.C.A., § 64-2814.