2021 Tennessee Code
Title 28 - Limitation of Actions
Chapter 3 - Limitation of Actions Other Than Real
Part 1 - Miscellaneous Limitations
§ 28-3-109. Rent — Official Misconduct — Contracts Not Otherwise Covered — Title Insurance — Demand Notes
- The following actions shall be commenced within six (6) years after the cause of action accrued:
- Actions for the use and occupation of land and for rent;
- Actions against the sureties of guardians, executors and administrators, sheriffs, clerks, and other public officers, for nonfeasance, misfeasance, and malfeasance in office; and
- Actions on contracts not otherwise expressly provided for.
- The cause of action on title insurance policies, guaranteeing title to real estate, shall accrue on the date the loss or damage insured or guaranteed against is sustained.
- The cause of action on demand notes shall be commenced within ten (10) years after the cause of action accrued.
Code 1858, § 2775 (deriv. Acts 1715, ch. 27, § 5); Shan., § 4472; Code 1932, § 8600; Acts 1947, ch. 126, § 1; C. Supp. 1950, § 8600; Acts 1976, ch. 472, § 1; modified; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 28-309.
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