2020 Tennessee Code
Title 28 - Limitation of Actions
Chapter 2 - Limitation of Real Actions
§ 28-2-102. Action Barred After Seven Years

Universal Citation: TN Code § 28-2-102 (2020)

Any person, and those claiming under such person neglecting for the term of seven (7) years to avail themselves of the benefit of any title, legal or equitable, by action at law or in equity, effectually prosecuted against the person in possession, under recorded assurance of title, as in §28-2-101, are forever barred.

Code 1858, § 2764 (deriv. Acts 1819, ch. 28, § 1); Acts 1895, ch. 38, § 2; Shan., § 4457; Code 1932, § 8583; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 28-202.

Cross-References. Adverse possession, state conveyance, §28-2-101.

Textbooks. Tennessee Jurisprudence, 1 Tenn. Juris., Adverse Possession, §§ 3, 37, 44, 58, 63.

Law Reviews.

Adverse Possession and the Presumption of Title (R.D. Cox), 11 Mem. St. U.L. Rev. 1.

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