2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 2A - ADMINISTRATION OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2A:56-1 - "Cotenant" ; executor or administrator with will annexed; definition and construction

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 2A:56-1 (2017)

2A:56-1. "Cotenant" ; executor or administrator with will annexed; definition and construction

As used in this chapter:

"Court" means the superior court.

"Cotenant" means and includes a tenant in common, joint tenant or coparcener, but not a tenant by the entirety.

An executor or administrator with the will annexed, having, by the terms of the testator's will, power to sell any real estate or any undivided interest in any real estate of which his testator died seized, shall have the same power to bring an action to effect a partition of such real estate as such testator might have brought if living, and cotenant as used in this chapter shall include such an executor or administrator so far as may be requisite for such purposes.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.

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