§ 33-3-1. Power of probate court Application for division.
After payment of the debts, charges, and expenses of settling the estate of any person dying intestate, the probate court which granted administration on the estate may divide the real estate of which such intestate died seised, among the parties entitled thereto, in the proportion by law prescribed, whenever application in writing shall be made to it for such purpose by all the parties setting forth and particularly describing each parcel of the real estate.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 942; G.L. 1909, ch. 316, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 367, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 567, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 33-3-1.)