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Georgia Tenancy at Will Definition and Termination

The Georgia Code Title 44 Chapter 7 Article I Section 44-7-6, 44-7-7, and 44-7-8 outlines the following definition and termination of tenancy without a residential lease agreement in effect:

Creation When No Time Period Specified

Where no time is specified for the termination of a tenancy, the law construes it to be a tenancy at will.

O.C.G.A. 44-7-6

Notice Required for Termination

Sixty days’ notice from the landlord or 30 days’ notice from the tenant is necessary to terminate a tenancy at will.

O.C.G.A. 44-7-7

Right of Tenant to Emblements

The tenant at will is entitled to his emblements if the crop is sowed or planted before the landlord gives him notice of termination of the tenancy, if the tenancy is terminated by the judicial sale of the estate by the landlord or by death of the landlord or tenant, or if for any other cause the tenancy is suddenly terminated.

O.C.G.A. 44-7-8

See also Georgia Landlord Rental Agreement Prohibited Provisions.

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