TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-10
Imprisonment on Civil Process

SECTION 10-10-3


§ 10-10-3 Form of writ from district court.

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

THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS.

SC.

To the sheriff of the county of , his or her deputies, or to either of the town sergeants or constables in said county,

(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 , (The remainder as in a writ of summons.)

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 509; G.L. 1909, ch. 299, § 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 349, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 559, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 10-10-3.)