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§46‑10.  Commissioners to meet and make partition; equalizing shares.

The commissioners, who shallbe summoned by the sheriff, must meet on the premises and partition the sameamong the tenants in common, or joint tenants, according to their respective rightsand interests therein, by dividing the land into equal shares in point of valueas nearly as possible, and for this purpose they are empowered to subdivide themore valuable tracts as they may deem best, and to charge the more valuabledividends with such sums of money as they may think necessary, to be paid tothe dividends of inferior value, in order to make an equitable partition. (1868‑9,c. 122, s. 3; Code, s. 1894; 1887, c. 284, s. 2; Rev., s. 2491; C.S., s. 3222;1995, c. 379, s. 14(b).)