Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 4
Married Women’s Rights

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-4-2

§ 15-4-2. Receipt of property and release of debts by married woman.

The sole and separate receipt, order, or discharge of the wife for the payment and delivery to her, or to any person upon her order, of her own property, or the rents and profits of her property, including money on deposit in any savings bank or institution for savings, or other banking institution, and for the payment of any debt or damage to her belonging from any person or corporation, whether secured by mortgage or otherwise, shall be a sufficient discharge for it; and she may, in her own name or by her own separate deed, discharge any such mortgage or security.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 194, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 246, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 290, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 417, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 15-4-2.