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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 46: Partition.

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Article 1 - Partition of Real Property. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-1§ 46-1. Partition is a special proceeding.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-2§ 46-2. Venue in partition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-2.1§ 46-2.1. Summons.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-3§ 46-3. Petition by cotenant or personal representative of cotenant.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-3.1§ 46-3.1. Court's authority to make orders pending final determination of proceeding.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-4§ 46-4. Surface and minerals in separate owners; partitions distinct.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-5§ 46-5. Petition by judgment creditor of cotenant; assignment of homestead.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-6§ 46-6. Unknown or unlocatable parties; summons, notice, and representation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-7§ 46-7. Commissioners appointed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-7.1§ 46-7.1. Compensation of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-8§ 46-8. Oath of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-9§ 46-9. Delay or neglect of commissioner penalized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-10§ 46-10. Commissioners to meet and make partition; equalizing shares.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-11§ 46-11. Owelty to bear interest.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-12§ 46-12. Owelty from infant's share due at majority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-13§ 46-13. Partition where shareowners unknown or title disputed; allotment of shares in common.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-14§ 46-14. Judgments in partition of remainders binding on parties thereto.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-15§ 46-15. Repealed by Session Laws 1959, c. 879, s. 14.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-16§ 46-16. Partial partition; balance sold or left in common.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-17§ 46-17. Report of commissioners; contents; filing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-17.1§ 46-17.1. Dedication of streets.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-18§ 46-18. Map embodying survey to accompany report.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-19§ 46-19. Confirmation and impeachment of report.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-20§ 46-20. Report and confirmation enrolled and registered; effect; probate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-21§ 46-21. Clerk to docket owelty charges; no release of land and no lien.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Partition Sales of Real Property. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-22§ 46-22. Sale in lieu of partition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-22.1§ 46-22.1. Mediation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-23§ 46-23. Remainder or reversion sold for partition; outstanding life estate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-24§ 46-24. Life tenant as party; valuation of life estate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-25§ 46-25. Sale of standing timber on partition; valuation of life estate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-26§ 46-26. Sale of mineral interests on partition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-27§ 46-27. Sale of land required for public use on cotenant's petition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-28§ 46-28. Sale procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-28.1§ 46-28.1. Petition for revocation of confirmation order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-28.2§ 46-28.2. When bidder may purchase.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-29§ 46-29. Repealed by Session Laws 1949, c. 719, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-30§ 46-30. Deed to purchaser; effect of deed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-31§ 46-31. Clerk not to appoint self, assistant or deputy to sell real property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-32§ 46-32. Repealed by Session Laws 1949, c. 719, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-33§ 46-33. Shares in proceeds to cotenants secured.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-34§ 46-34. Shares to persons unknown or not sui juris secured.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Partition of Lands in Two States. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-35 through 46-41§§ 46-35 through 46-41. Repealed by Session Laws 1943, c. 543.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Partition of Personal Property. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-42§ 46-42. Personal property may be partitioned; commissioners appointed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-43§ 46-43. Report of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-43.1§ 46-43.1. Confirmation; impeachment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-44§ 46-44. Sale of personal property on partition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 46-45 through 46-46§§ 46-45 through 46-46. Repealed by Session Laws 1949, c. 719, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]

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