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 force the sale of realty versus another co-owner or life occupant.

Partition cases can be an outcome of many different types of genuine 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 viewed as a valuable household homestead passed down through the generations to one member of the household while the other member of the household desires to sell the property (house) and money out the equity in the property. A Life renter with a life estate can look for to force the sale of the property against the owner of the property.