Coparceners


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COPARCENERS, estates. Persons on whom lands of inheritance descend from their ancestor. According to the English law, there must be no males; that is no the rule in this country. Vide Estates in Coparcenary, and 4 Kent, Com. 262; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 187 L 2.

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CRIBBET & JOHNSON, supra note 200, at 127 (noting that at early common law, only coparceners, but not cotenants, had the right to demand partition).
64, a partition action may be brought by "any one or more of several joint tenants, tenants in common, or coparceners, against their cotenants, coparceners, or others interested in the lands to be divided.