PROPERTY IN GENERAL
TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY
55-607. Unauthorized grant by life tenant. A grant made by the owner of an estate for life or years, purporting to transfer a greater estate than he could lawfully transfer, does not work a forfeiture of his estate, but passes to the grantee all the estate which the grantor could lawfully transfer.
[(55-607) R.S., sec. 2930; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 3115; C.S., sec. 5379; I.C.A., sec. 54-607.]