Tennessee – New legislation effective, July 1, increases penalties for fraudulently filing a real property deed
June 12, 2013
SB 1052 (Chapter No. 413) signed May 16 and effective July 1 increases from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class E felony the offenses of drawing and filing a deed without actual ownership of property and filing a lien on property without any legal interest. The bill text can be accessed at: http://state.tn.us/sos/acts/108/pub/pc0413.pdf.