TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-14
Waste and Estrepement

SECTION 34-14-2


§ 34-14-2 Liability of co-tenant.

Every joint tenant, tenant in common, or co-parcener who commits any waste on any estate he or she holds in joint tenancy, tenancy in common, or co-parcenary, without the consent of the other joint tenants, tenants in common, or co-parceners, shall forfeit double the amount of the waste so done, to be recovered by the other joint tenants, tenants in common, or co-parceners, to their own use.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 268, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 333, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 384, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 587, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 34-14-2.)