TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-5
Attachment

SECTION 10-5-19


§ 10-5-19 Attachment of corporate stock or trust estate.

Whenever a writ shall command the attachment of the shares of the defendant in any corporation, or of his or her personal estate in the hands of any person, co-partnership or corporation, as trustee, it shall be served by leaving an attested copy of the writ, having endorsed on the writ the date and time of day of the service, with the person or some member of the co-partnership named in the writ as trustee, or at the usual place of business of the person or co-partnership with some person there employed; or if the trustee, or the corporation whose shares shall be directed to be attached, shall be a bank, with the cashier, treasurer or secretary of the bank; if an insurance company, with the president or secretary of the company; and if any other corporation, it shall be served by leaving an attested copy of the writ, having endorsed on the writ the date and time of day of the service, with the treasurer of the corporation, or the person executing the duties of treasurer of the corporation, or with the attorney of the corporation appointed with authority to accept service of process against the corporation in this state, or with any other officer of the corporation, or with the agent or superintendent of the corporation, or at the office of the corporation with some person there employed, and shall tender to the person upon whom service is made the sum of two dollars ($2.00) and his or her traveling fee as witness in the superior court, and the sum of one dollar ($1.00) and like traveling fee if the writ is returnable in any other court; and the officer shall also serve the defendant in accordance with applicable procedural rules.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 544; G.L. 1909, ch. 300, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 350, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 547, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 10-5-19; P.L. 1966, ch. 1, § 11.)