Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions


SECTION 10-5-13

§ 10-5-13. Defendant's bond.

The defendant in any writ upon which goods and chattels shall have been attached may, at any time within forty-eight (48) hours, exclusive of Sundays and legal holidays, after the attachment, deliver to the officer a bond in the penal sum of the amount of damages laid in the writ, signed by the defendant or someone in his or her behalf, with surety or sureties to the satisfaction of the officer, with a condition in the surety that the surety shall be null and void if the final judgment or decree in the action or cause in which the writ was served shall be immediately paid and satisfied after the rendition thereof.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 538; G.L. 1909, ch. 300, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 350, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 547, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 10-5-13; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 95.)