TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-28
Mechanics' Liens

SECTION 34-28-15


§ 34-28-15 Contents and service of citation to owners and encumbrancers.

(a) Every citation issued under § 34-28-14 shall contain a copy of the complaint and shall be served on the parties by a deputy sheriff or constable at least five (5) days before the return day of the citation, by leaving an attested copy at the last and usual place of abode of each of the persons to be cited or by reading the citation in their presence and hearing, if they reside in this state, otherwise by mailing the citation, by registered or certified mail, to the persons prepaid, addressed to their last known residence or place of business, and if no residence or place of business is known, no further service shall be necessary, other than service by advertisement provided for in § 34-28-14.

(b) The citation noted in the aforesaid section shall be in a form established by the superior court.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 206, § 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 257, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 301, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 445, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 34-28-11; P.L. 1959, ch. 89, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 34-28-15; P.L. 1965, ch. 235, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 328, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 630, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 68.)