TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-28
Mechanics' Liens

SECTION 34-28-14


§ 34-28-14 Notice of complaint to owners and encumbrancers.

Upon filing of the complaint, the clerk of the superior court shall, by one advertisement to be inserted in some public newspaper published in the city or town where the property against which the lien is claimed is located, but, if there shall be no public newspaper published in the city or town, then by one advertisement in some public newspaper published in the county where the property is located, which one advertisement shall, with the service of the citation set forth in § 35-28-15, notify all persons having a lien, by virtue of this chapter, or any title, claim, lease, mortgage, attachment, or other lien or encumbrance, or any unrecorded claim on all or any part of the same property, to respond to the court in accordance with § 34-28-15 and § 34-28-16 and make out their demands against the property; and the clerk shall issue a citation to each person whose name appears on the list, made a part of the complaint by § 34-28-13, of all persons who have any recorded title, claim, lease, mortgage, attachment, or other lien or encumbrance (other than under § 34-28-1, 34-28-2, 34-28-3, or § 34-28-7) on a day certain to respond in accordance with §§ 34-28-15 and 34-28-16 and show cause, if any they have, why the lien should not be allowed and enforced for the amount claimed. The plaintiff shall, at least ten (10) days before the return day of the citation mentioned in § 34-28-15, mail, postage prepaid, a copy of the advertisement provided for in this section (printed, typewritten, or otherwise reproduced) to each person who has filed a notice of intention under § 34-28-4.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 206, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 257, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 301, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 445, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 34-28-10; G.L. 1956, § 34-28-14; P.L. 1965, ch. 235, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 328, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 630, § 1.)