TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-7
Death By Wrongful Act

SECTION 10-7-9


§ 10-7-9 Criminal proceedings not prerequisite.

In order to maintain any action given in and by this chapter, it shall not be necessary to first institute criminal proceedings against the defendant.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 235; G.L. 1909, ch. 283, § 15; G.L. 1923, ch. 333, § 15; G.L. 1938, ch. 477, § 2; P.L. 1953, ch. 3215, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 10-7-9.)