coparcener


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coparcener

a person who inherits an estate as coheir with others.
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The contrary rule of our earlier law, till Henry VIII, under which no partition could be compelled (except as between coparceners, who became joint owners by operation of law, so that the position was not voluntarily assumed), rests, no doubt, in reality more on the interest of the chief lord in having the services undivided than on this ground.
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.