Required Sale of Real Estate with Business Partner, Family Member, Better Halves

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A partition case in Rhode Island is a fair, legal action in which a person corporation or legal entity can force the sale of property versus another co-owner or life tenant.

Partition cases can be a result of many different types of real property conflicts in between owners or life occupants or other interests in the property as set forth in the Rhode Island statute.
In some cases, the property is seen as a valuable household homestead passed down through the generations to one member of the household while the other member of the household wants to offer the property (house) and money out the equity in the property. A Life tenant with a life estate can seek to force the sale of the property versus the owner of the property.