TITLE 8
Courts and Civil Procedure–Courts

CHAPTER 8-2
Superior Court

SECTION 8-2-30


§ 8-2-30 Petition for change of venue.

Applications for the removal of any civil action, suit, or proceeding, as provided in § 8-2-29, shall be by petition setting forth the cause or reasons therefor, which petition shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court for the county where the action, suit, or proceeding is pending, and a copy thereof served on the adverse party, or on his or her attorney of record, within ten (10) days after the filing of the petition; and no such petition in any civil cause shall be heard until the expiration of five (5) days after the service of the copy, unless by agreement of the parties.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 25; G.L. 1909, ch. 273, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 323, § 22; P.L. 1928, ch. 1205, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 496, § 22; G.L. 1956, § 8-2-30; P.L. 1972, ch. 169, § 1.)