2020 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 1 - In General
§ 44-7-8. Tenancy at Will - Right of Tenant to Emblements

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-7-8 (2020)

The tenant at will is entitled to his emblements if the crop is sowed or planted before the landlord gives him notice of termination of the tenancy, if the tenancy is terminated by the judicial sale of the estate by the landlord or by death of the landlord or tenant, or if for any other cause the tenancy is suddenly terminated.

(Orig. Code 1863, § 2273; Code 1868, § 2266; Code 1873, § 2292; Code 1882, § 2292; Civil Code 1895, § 3134; Civil Code 1910, § 3710; Code 1933, § 61-106.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 49 Am. Jur. 2d, Landlord and Tenant, § 69 et seq.


- 51C C.J.S., Landlord and Tenant, § 156.


- Duty and liability of farm tenant in respect to livestock leased with farm, 32 A.L.R. 857.

Rights, as between landlord and tenant, in respect of crops unharvested at expiration of tenancy (doctrine of emblements), 141 A.L.R. 1240.

Deed or lease of real property as affecting rights and remedies available against tenant at will or by sufferance, 151 A.L.R. 369.

Rights of lessee to minerals extracted during the lease but remaining on the premises after its termination, 51 A.L.R.2d 1121.

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