§ 33-7-14. Representation of parties under disability.
If a person under legal disability is a necessary party to a civil action, he or she shall be represented by his or her guardian, or by a guardian ad litem appointed by the court, who shall, in the name and in behalf of the party he or she represents, make and receive all proper conveyances and payments necessary to carry into effect any compromise sanctioned by the court.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 834; G.L. 1909, ch. 312, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 363, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 575, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 33-7-14.)