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The DC Code: § 16-1158 Persons holding over after life estate; damages.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

A guardian or trustee for an infant, or other person having an estate determinable upon life or lives, who, after the determination of the particular estate or interest, without the express consent of the person or persons who is or are next and immediately entitled thereto, holds over and continues in possession of the real property, is a trespasser. Any person entitled to the real property upon or after the determination of the particular estate or interest, or his executor or administrator, may recover in damages against the person so holding over, or his executor or administrator, the full value of the profits received during the wrongful possession.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-1158. 1973 Ed., § 16-1158. DC CODE § 16-1158 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 571, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)