2020 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 5 - Croppers
§ 44-7-101. Title to Crops

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-7-101 (2020)

Whenever the relationship of landlord and cropper exists, the title to and right to control and possess the crops grown and raised upon the lands of the landlord by the cropper shall be vested in the landlord until the landlord has received his part of the crops so raised and has been fully paid for all advances made to the cropper in the year the crops were raised for the purpose of raising the crops.

(Ga. L. 1889, p. 113, § 1; Civil Code 1895, § 3129; Civil Code 1910, § 3705; Code 1933, § 61-502.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 49 Am. Jur. 2d, Landlord and Tenant, § 545.


- 51C C.J.S., Landlord and Tenant, § 2.


- Cropper's right to thresher's lien or lien for other work on share of owner, 35 A.L.R. 450.

Right to crops sown or grown by one wrongfully in possession of land, 57 A.L.R. 584.

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