TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-7
Adoption of Children

SECTION 15-7-20


§ 15-7-20 Jurisdiction of child pending appeal.

During the pendency of an appeal the family court shall have jurisdiction with respect to the custody of the child and shall make any orders that may be for the best interest of the child. This jurisdiction shall continue after verdict or decision until the final determination of the appeal.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 420, § 8; P.L. 1940, ch. 935, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 420, § 10; P.L. 1955, ch. 3483, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-7-20; P.L. 1970, ch. 132, § 1.)