Title 29 Remedies and Special Proceedings 29-2-101. Writing required for action. , Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-2-101


(a) No action shall be brought:
(1) To charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer any debt or damages out of such person's own estate;
(2) To charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person;
(3) To charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage;
(4) Upon any contract for the sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or the making of any lease thereof for a longer term than one (1) year; or
(5) Upon any agreement or contract which is not to be performed within the space of one (1) year from the making of the agreement or contract;