Forced Sale of Realty with Business Partner, Member Of The Family, Better Halves
A partition case in Rhode Island is an equitable, legal action in which a person corporation or legal entity can require the sale of property against another co-owner or life tenant.
Partition cases can be an outcome of many various types of real property disputes in between owners or life renters or other interests in the property as set forth in the Rhode Island statute.
In some cases, the property is viewed as an important household homestead passed down through the generations to one member of the family while the other member of the household desires to offer the property (house) and cash out the equity in the property. A Life tenant with a life estate can look for to force the sale of the property versus the owner of the property.