TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-4
Married Women's Rights

SECTION 15-4-9


§ 15-4-9 Trade or business – Partnership with husband.

A married woman may carry on any trade or business as if she were single and unmarried; but her husband shall not be liable for her debts, contracts, or torts from that trade or business. A husband and wife may be partners in a trading or any other type of partnership.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 194, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 246, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 290, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 417, § 9; P.L. 1944, ch. 1397, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-4-9.)