2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 15 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 15-4 - Married Women's Rights
Chapter 15-4-1 - Ownership of separate property.

RI Gen L § 15-4-1 (2012) What's This?

§ 15-4-1 Ownership of separate property. – The real estate, chattels real, and personal estate which are the property of any woman before marriage, or which may become the property of any woman after marriage, or which may be acquired by her own industry, including damages recovered in suits or proceedings for her benefit and compensation for her property taken for public use, and the proceeds of all such property, shall be and remain her sole and separate property free from control of her husband.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 194, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 246, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 290, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 417, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-4-1.)

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