§ 66-12-101 Landlord’s Lien for Rent
§ 66-12-102 Lien for Goods and Money Supplied
§ 66-12-103 Lien for Farm Implements and Supplies
§ 66-12-104 Priority of Landlord’s Liens
§ 66-12-105 Expiration of Liens
§ 66-12-106 Enforcement of Liens
§ 66-12-107 Liability of Purchaser of Crop
§ 66-12-108 Liability of Broker Selling Crop
§ 66-12-109 Disposal of Crop With Intent to Deprive Landlord of Lien
§ 66-12-110 Criminal Liability Avoided by Payment of Claim
§ 66-12-111 Landlord’s Portion of Crop Unaffected
§ 66-12-112 Joint Payment by Purchaser
§ 66-12-113 Laborer’s Lien on Crops
§ 66-12-114 Duration of Laborer’s Lien
§ 66-12-115 Priority of Landlord’s Lien

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 66 > Chapter 12 - Crop Liens

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agriculture: means :
    1. The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    2. Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    3. Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
    4. Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
    5. Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
    6. 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
    7. Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
    8. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    9. Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
    10. Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    11. Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
    12. Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
    13. Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    14. Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
    15. Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
    16. Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
    17. Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
    18. Indigent person: means any person who does not possess sufficient means to pay reasonable compensation for the services of a competent attorney. See Tennessee Code 40-14-201
    19. Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
    20. Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
    21. Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
    22. Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
    23. Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
    24. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    25. Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
    26. Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
    27. Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
    28. Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    29. Public defender: means any attorney appointed or elected under any act of the general assembly or any provision of a metropolitan charter to represent indigent persons accused of crime. See Tennessee Code 40-14-201
    30. Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
    31. Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    32. signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    33. State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    34. Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
    35. Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
    36. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    37. Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
    38. Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
    39. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    40. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105