Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Assignment for Benefit of Creditors

SECTION 10-4-1

§ 10-4-1. Residence of assignee – Bond.

Every assignee at common law for the benefit of creditors shall be a resident of the state and shall give bond to the clerk of the superior court, with some surety company authorized to do business in this state, as surety, in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000), conditioned on the faithful performance of his or her duties. All such bonds shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court and may be sued upon in the proper court at the relation of any party interested or aggrieved, upon surety for costs being given to the court in which the suit is brought. Joint assignees may give joint or several bonds.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1902, ch. 984, § 1; C.P.A. 1905, § 1212; G.L. 1909, ch. 338, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 389, § 1; P.L. 1936, ch. 2390, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 585, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-4-1.)