TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-5
Attachment

SECTION 10-5-10


§ 10-5-10 Value of goods attached.

Whenever a writ of attachment issued at the commencement of an action, or writ of mesne process, shall command the officer to whom the writ is directed to attach the goods and chattels of a defendant, the officer shall attach the goods and chattels to the value commanded in the writ, if so much can be found by him or her, and may attach any less value, if the plaintiff or his or her attorney shall give order therefor.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 535; G.L. 1909, ch. 300, § 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 350, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 547, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 10-5-10; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 50.)