coparcener


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coparcener

a person who inherits an estate as coheir with others.
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It has been described as a group of adult male coparceners and their dependents-the dependents being wives and children (Gore, 1968; Ross, 1961).
Again while three of the southern states (Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka) and Maharashtra have amended this by including daughters as coparceners, and Kerala has abolished joint family property altogether, all the other states remain highly unequal.
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....
1988) (held that the "life tenant(s) may not partition the remainder," and explained that remaindermen "are not joint tenants, tenants in common, or coparceners." Therefore, a remainderman would not be able to partition under the statute.).
Citing Blackstone, he admitted that the law was express that coparceners could not maintain an action of trespass against each other.