Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

R.I. Gen. Laws 12-21-4



 12-21-4.  Jurisdiction of district and superior courts.

All fines, penalties, and forfeitures, whether of money or property, of five hundred dollars ($500) and under or of the value of five hundred dollars ($500) and under, shall be prosecuted before a district court; if upwards of five hundred dollars ($500) in amount or value, before the superior court, unless otherwise specially provided.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 288, 4; C.P.A. 1905, 1216, 1231; G.L. 1909, ch. 357, 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 410, 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 631, 4; G.L. 1956, 12-21-4.