TITLE 33
Probate practice and procedure

CHAPTER 33-23
Judicial Review of Probate Court Orders and Decisions

SECTION 33-23-11


§ 33-23-11 Failure to file appeal claimed.

If the appellant fails to file his or her reasons of appeal in the superior court within the time allowed by § 33-23-1(a)(2), the probate court from which the appeal was taken shall, upon petition of any person interested, and upon such notice to the appellant as the court shall order, affirm the order or decree appealed from and further proceed as if no claim of appeal had been filed; and in that case the probate court may award double costs against the appellant.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 800; G.L. 1909, ch. 311, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 362, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 573, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 33-23-11; P.L. 1996, ch. 110, § 13; P.L. 2007, ch. 158, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 257, § 2.)