§ 34-15-3. Cotenants of estates of inheritance and for life or years.
All joint tenants, coparceners, and tenants in common, who now are or hereafter may be actually seised or possessed of any estate for life or years in any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, with others who have estates of inheritance in possession in the same lands, tenements, and hereditaments, may compel or be compelled to make partition of those lands, tenements, and hereditaments, to continue until the estate of some of the parties shall determine, and no longer, by civil action.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 265, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 330, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 381, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 586, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 34-15-3.)