TITLE 13
Criminals – Correctional Institutions

CHAPTER 13-6
Loss of Rights by Prisoners

SECTION 13-6-7


§ 13-6-7 Bond to secure estate to prisoner – Life prisoners.

The bond given by the administrator appointed pursuant to § 13-6-5 shall secure to the prisoner, after he or she shall be discharged from the adult correctional institutions, whatever shall remain of his or her estate after payment of his or her debts, the expenses of settling his or her estate, and any sums that the probate court may, from time to time, direct or allow for the support of his or her family. In case of imprisonment for life, the estate of the prisoner shall be divided among his or her heirs at law and distributed in the same way as though he or she were dead.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 285, § 56; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 56; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 64; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 64; G.L. 1938, ch. 624, § 6; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 13-6-7.)