The person having title to lands, if no one is in actual possession under the same title with him, may commence an action for trespass thereon; and if a tenant is in possession and the trespass is such as injures the freehold, the owner, a remainderman, or reversioner may maintain trespass.

(Code 1907, §2455; Code 1923, §5661; Code 1940, T. 7, §85.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 6-5-214

  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.