Probate Practice and Procedure

Bonds of Executors, Administrators, and Guardians

SECTION 33-17-19

§ 33-17-19. Hearing and judgment of forfeiture of bond.

Upon a hearing upon the forfeiture of a bond, the court shall examine the claims of the several persons whose names are indorsed upon the writ, and judgment shall be rendered for those persons, respectively, for the amount so ascertained to be due to each (but with only one bill of costs, each claimant, however, being allowed fees of witnesses called in his or her behalf), in form, substantially, that the probate court shall have execution for the judgment to the use of the persons in whose favor judgment shall be rendered.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 1030; G.L. 1909, ch. 320, § 19; G.L. 1923, ch. 371, § 18; G.L. 1938, ch. 576, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 33-17-19.)