2020 Tennessee Code
Title 28 - Limitation of Actions
Chapter 3 - Limitation of Actions Other Than Real
Part 1 - Miscellaneous Limitations
§ 28-3-101. Scope of Chapter

Universal Citation: TN Code § 28-3-101 (2020)

All civil actions, other than those for causes embraced in chapter 2 of this title, shall be commenced after the cause of action has accrued, within the periods prescribed in this chapter, unless otherwise expressly provided.

Code 1858, § 2769; Shan., § 4466; Code 1932, § 8592; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 28-301.

Compiler's Note. For the Preamble to the act concerning domestic relations orders, see Acts 2020, ch. 596.

Cross-References. Limitation of product liability actions, §29-28-103.

Not-for-profit board members, immunity from suit, §48-58-601.

Textbooks. Pritchard on Wills and Administration of Estates (4th ed., Phillips and Robinson), § 669.

Tennessee Jurisprudence, 12 Tenn. Juris., Executors and Administrators, § 98; 18 Tenn. Juris., Limitations of Actions, §§ 9, 11, 17.

Law Reviews.

An Exegesis of the Ejectment Statutes of Tennessee (R.D. Cox), 18 Mem. St. U.L. Rev. 581 (1988).

Constitutional Law — Limitation of Actions — Application of the Products Liability Statute of Repose, 52 Tenn. L. Rev. 97 (1984).

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