TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-10
Imprisonment on Civil Process

SECTION 10-10-2


§ 10-10-2 Form of writ from superior court.

An original writ of arrest issued from the superior court shall be substantially in the following form:

THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS.

SC.

To the sheriffs of our several counties, or to their deputies,

(SEAL) Greeting:

We command you to arrest the body of of , if to be found in your precinct, and in safe custody keep, to answer the complaint of of on the return day hereof (said return day being the day of A. D. 19 ) in the SUPERIOR COURT to be holden at the county courthouse at , in an action of as by declaration to be filed in court will be fully set forth, to the damage of the plaintiff, as he or she says, dollars.

Hereof fail not, and make true return of this writ with your doings thereon.

Witness, the seal of our superior court, at this day of in the year ., Clerk.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 508; G.L. 1909, ch. 299, § 12; G.L. 1923, ch. 349, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 559, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 10-10-2.)