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Trustee Process

SECTION 10-17-9

§ 10-17-9 Satisfaction by trustee after judgment against defendant.

Any trustee, after final judgment or decree against the defendant, may satisfy the judgment or decree, or any part thereof, to the amount of the estate attached in his or her hands, before any suit shall be brought against him or her therefor; and such payment shall avail for his or her discharge, as against both plaintiff and defendant, for the amount thereof.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 581; G.L. 1909, ch. 301, § 15; G.L. 1923, ch. 351, § 15; G.L. 1938, ch. 550, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 10-17-9.)