TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-17
Trustee Process

SECTION 10-17-17


§ 10-17-17 Defense in name of defendant.

Every person, who shall be served with a copy of a writ against any defendant, may file an answer to the action or suit and defend the suit in behalf and in the name of the defendant.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 588; G.L. 1909, ch. 301, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 351, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 550, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 10-17-17.)