Rhode Island General Laws Title 34. Property § 34-10-9. Placement of partition fences--Maintenance throughout year

All partition fences shall run on the dividing line, and the owners shall have the right to place one-half ( 1/2 ) of the width thereof on the land of each adjoining proprietor.  The fences shall be kept up and maintained in good order through the year, unless the parties concerned shall otherwise agree.

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