TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-15
Partition

SECTION 34-15-5


§ 34-15-5 Joinder of reversioner or remainderman with tenant for life or years.

If the tenant in reversion or remainder in fee joins with the tenant for life or years in compelling partition of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, against the other co-tenants, the partition shall be of the whole estate, and binding on the heirs and assigns of all parties. No action for partition under this section shall abate by the death of the tenant for life or years or the expiration of the term for years, but the surviving plaintiff may prosecute the action to final judgment and execution.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 265, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 330, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 381, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 586, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 34-15-5.)