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If the land assigned and laid off to any surviving spouse is deforced from his or her possession, the surviving spouse shall have an action for the recovery of possession of the land, with double damages for the deforcement, or a surviving spouse may sue for the damages alone and recover double the actual damage sustained from time to time, until the surviving spouse is put in possession of the dower or curtesy held by the deforcer or detainer.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 28. Wills, Estates, and Fiduciary Relationships § 28-39-309. Dispossessed surviving spouse - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-28-wills-estates-and-fiduciary-relationships/ar-code-sect-28-39-309/
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