2010 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies And Special Proceedings
Chapter 27 - Partition
Part 1 - Partition Generally
29-27-101 - Persons entitled.

29-27-101. Persons entitled.

Any person having an estate of inheritance, or for life, or for years, in lands, and holding or being in possession thereof, as tenant in common or otherwise, with others, is entitled to partition thereof, or sale for partition, under the provisions of this chapter.

[Code 1858, § 3262 (deriv. Acts 1787, ch. 17, § 1; 1789, ch. 24, § 1; 1799, ch. 11, § 1; 1815, ch. 123, § 1; 1853-1854, ch. 48, § 1); Shan., § 5010; Code 1932, § 9165; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-2101.]  

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