JOINT ESTATES AND PARTITION. PARTITION OF REAL ESTATE.
AN ACT to amend Chapter 95 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware, by repealing 3278, Section 9 thereof, and by substituting in lieu thereof a new section.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 95 of the Revised Code of the State of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by repealing 3278, Section 9 thereof, and by substituting in lieu thereof the following section, to be styled as "3278,
3278. Sec. 9. Upon the petition of all the persons of lawful age entitled to or holding lands and tenements as joint tenants, tenants in common or parceners, together with the guardians of such as are not of lawful age, the Orphans' Court shall, without the issuance of a summons, enter a decree for partition as above directed, and may order the issuance of commission for making the partition; which commission shall be proceeded in, executed and returned, and final decree entered thereon in the same manner and with the same effect as is hereinbefore provided.
Section 2. The Revised Code Commission are hereby directed to print said substituted section in the final edition of the Revised Code, as "3278. Sec. 9".
Approved February 18, A. D. 1915.