TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-1
Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-9


§ 9-1-9 Survival of actions for the recovery of possession of land.

Civil actions to recover possession of land shall survive the death of the plaintiff or defendant and may be prosecuted or defended by the heir, devisee, executor, or administrator of the deceased party, as the right may descend or vest.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 230; G.L. 1909, ch. 283, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 333, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 512, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 9-1-9; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 6.)