Divorce and Separation
R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-5-16.3
§ 15-5-16.3. Allowance regarded as judgment for debt.
Any allowance or order made by the family court pursuant to §§ 15-5-16 and 15-5-16.2 shall be regarded as a judgment for debt so that suits may be brought or executions may issue on it for amounts due and unpaid, from time to time, to be shown by affidavits of the person entitled to the amounts due and the attorney of record of the person, the executions to run against the goods and chattels of the husband or wife, as the case may be; and the court may make all necessary orders and decrees concerning the suits or executions, and the court at any time may alter, amend, and annul for sufficient cause, after notice to the interested parties.
History of Section.
P.L. 1979, ch. 279, § 2.