Involuntary Alienation Law and Legal Definition

Involuntary alienation refers to alienation as would result from attachment, levy, and sale for taxes or other debts due from the owner, or from proceedings in bankruptcy, insolvency, or otherwise, whereby the owner would be deprived of his interest in the property for the benefit of a creditor or creditors. [Manierre v. Welling, 32 R.I. 104, 142-143 (R.I. 1911)].