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Superior Court

SECTION 8-2-33

§ 8-2-33. Territorial extent of powers of justices.

Any justice of the superior court may order special service of any process, original or auxiliary, in any proceeding within the jurisdiction of the court, by personal notice, notice by mail, or publication in a newspaper within or without the state, for the purpose of dealing with any property, relation, or person within the state or otherwise subject to the jurisdiction of the court, and may make orders, decrees, and judgments in one county in cases pending in any other county, which orders and decrees and judgments shall be transmitted to the clerk of the court for the other county.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 273, § 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 323, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 496, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 8-2-33; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 1.)