TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-4
Estates in Real Property

SECTION 34-4-3


§ 34-4-3 Purported grant of estate greater than owned by grantor.

A conveyance made by a tenant for life or for years, purporting to grant a greater estate than he or she possesses or can lawfully convey, shall not work a forfeiture of his or her estate, but shall pass to the grantee all the estate which the tenant can lawfully convey.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 201, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 252, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 296, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 433, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 34-4-3.)