2020 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 18 - Forcible Entry and Detainer
§ 29-18-126. Delay Before Execution

Universal Citation: TN Code § 29-18-126 (2020)

No execution or writ of possession shall issue against the defendant upon any judgment, under this chapter, until after the lapse of ten (10) days from the rendition of the judgment.

Code 1858, § 3361 (deriv. Acts 1841-1842, ch. 186, §§ 4, 6; 1849-1850, ch. 131, § 3); Shan., § 5109; Code 1932, § 9264; Acts 1963, ch. 115, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1628.

Attorney General Opinions. Enforcement, utility disconnection, OAG 90-26 (2/27/90).

Cited: In re Goodloe, 61 B.R. 1016, 1986 Bankr. LEXIS 5691 (Bankr. M.D. Tenn. 1986); In re Talley, 69 B.R. 219, 1986 Bankr. LEXIS 4788 (Bankr. M.D. Tenn. 1986).

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