TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-19
Evidence

SECTION 9-19-26


§ 9-19-26 Testimony in divorce, separation, and annulment proceedings.

In all cases of divorce, separation, and annulment of marriage, the testimony shall be given viva voce in open court; provided, however, that the family court may permit the taking of depositions in cases where the witnesses or parties are aged, infirm, or too ill to appear in court or for any other special cause.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 392; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 40; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 40; G.L. 1938, ch. 538, § 10; P.L. 1951, ch. 2738, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-19-26; impl. am. P.L. 1961, ch. 73, § 14.)