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

Universal Citation: TN Code § 28-3-109 (2021)
  1. The following actions shall be commenced within six (6) years after the cause of action accrued:

    1. Actions for the use and occupation of land and for rent;

    2. Actions against the sureties of guardians, executors and administrators, sheriffs, clerks, and other public officers, for nonfeasance, misfeasance, and malfeasance in office; and

    3. Actions on contracts not otherwise expressly provided for.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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