Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Relief of Poor Debtors

SECTION 10-13-13

§ 10-13-13. Second citation to creditor by debtor not admitted to oath.

If a debtor take out a citation to his or her committing creditor and have the citation served and subsequently withdraw the citation, or if upon trial he or she shall not be admitted to take the oath prescribed in § 10-13-8, he or she shall not be entitled to another citation to the same creditor unless on proof of some change of circumstances after the taking out of the first citation, a statement of which change of circumstances shall be annexed to, or cited in, the second citation and form a part thereof.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 260, § 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 326, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 377, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 563, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 10-13-13; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 34.)