Estates in Real Property

SECTION 34-4-15

§ 34-4-15. Conveyance of fee simple by tenant in tail.

A person actually seised of lands as a tenant in tail may convey the lands in fee simple by a deed in common form, in like manner as if he or she were seised of the lands in fee simple; provided, that in the deed the intention be expressed of barring the entail and reference be made to the specific land by metes and bounds, or by other definite description. This conveyance shall bar the estate tail and all remainders and reversions expectant thereon. An estate tail may also be barred as provided in § 34-4-14.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 201, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 252, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 296, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 434, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 34-4-15.)