TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-11
Form and Effect of Conveyances

SECTION 34-11-33


§ 34-11-33 Liability on covenant against incumbrances.

Whoever hereafter conveys real estate by deed or mortgage containing a covenant that it is free from all incumbrances when an incumbrance appears of record to exist thereon, whether known or unknown to him or her, shall be liable to the grantee, his or her heirs, executors, administrators, successors or assigns, for all damages and expenses sustained by reason of or in removing the incumbrance.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 202, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 253, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 297, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 435, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 34-11-33.)