TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-22
Costs

SECTION 9-22-12


§ 9-22-12 Discharge or discontinuance as to codefendant.

Whenever several persons shall be made defendants in any action and the action shall be discontinued as to any one or more of the defendants, or if, upon the trial thereof, any one or more of them shall be acquitted by verdict or upon motion, every defendant so discharged or acquitted shall have and recover his or her costs.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 452; G.L. 1909, ch. 295, § 12; G.L. 1923, ch. 345, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 536, § 12; G.L. 1956, § 9-22-12.)