§ 33-13-20 Indemnity between heirs, next
of kin, legatees, and devisees.
If, in consequence of insolvency, absence, or other cause, a person liable for
a claim fails to pay his or her just proportion of the claim to the creditor,
he or she shall be liable to indemnify all who pay more than their just
proportion of the claim. This indemnity may be recovered at their election by
all of them jointly, or in separate proceedings by one or more of them for his,
hers, or their parts respectively.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 990; G.L. 1909, ch. 318, § 25; G.L. 1923, ch. 369, § 25; G.L. 1938, ch. 579, § 25; G.L. 1956, § 33-13-20.)