2010 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies And Special Proceedings
Chapter 27 - Partition
Part 2 - Sale for Division
29-27-201 - Sale for division authorized.

29-27-201. Sale for division authorized.

Any person entitled to a partition of premises, under the provisions of part 1 of this chapter, is equally entitled to have such premises sold for division, in the following cases:

     (1)  If the premises are so situated that partition thereof cannot be made; or

     (2)  Where the premises are of such description that it would be manifestly for the advantage of the parties that the same should be sold instead of partitioned.

[Code 1858, § 3293 (deriv. Acts 1827, ch. 54, § 1; 1829, ch. 35, § 1; 1853-1854, ch. 48, § 1); Shan., § 5042; Code 1932, § 9197; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-2128.]  

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