Upon the coming in of the report, unless set aside for good cause shown, upon exception, the court shall confirm the same, and divest and vest title according to its terms, giving a decree in proper cases in favor of those to whom smaller shares have been allotted against those having the larger shares, for the amounts reported, which decree is a lien on such larger shares until paid. Where there are infants whose shares are thus charged, the court shall direct the money to be paid out of their personal estate, if any.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 29-27-119

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.

Code 1858, §§ 3284, 3285 (deriv. Acts 1853-1854, ch. 48, § 4); Shan., §§ 5032, 5033; Code 1932, §§ 9187, 9188; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-2123.