TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-25
Execution

SECTION 9-25-7


§ 9-25-7 Form of superior court writ of execution.

A writ of execution issued by the superior court shall be substantially in the following form:

THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS.

     SC.
     To the sheriffs of our several counties, or to their deputies,
(SEAL)                            Greeting:
     Whereas . . . . . . . . . . of . . . . . . . . . . by the consideration of the SUPERIOR COURT holden at did on the . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . recover judgment against . . . . . . . . . . of . . . . . . . . . . for the sum of . . . . . . . . . . debt (or damages) and . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . costs of suit, as to us appears of record, whereof execution remains to be done: We command you, therefore, that of the goods and chattels and real estate of the said . . . . . . . . . . , within your precinct, you cause to be levied and paid unto the said . . . . . . . . . . the aforesaid sums, being . . . . . . . . . . in the whole, with 50 cents more for this writ; and thereof also to satisfy yourself for your own fees; [and for want of the goods and chattels and real estate of the said . . . . . . . . to be found in your precinct to satisfy and pay the same as aforesaid, we command you to take the body of the said . . . . . . . . . . and . . . . . . . . . . commit unto our correctional institution in your precinct, therein to be kept until . . . . . . . . . . pay the full sum above mentioned, with your fees, or until . . . . . . . . . . be discharged by the said . . . . . . . . . . or otherwise by order of law.]
     Hereof fail not, and make true return of this writ and of your doings thereon to our superior court at for our county of . . . . . . . . . . on the . . . . . . . . . . day of A.D. . . . . . . . . . . . .
     Witness, the seal of our superior court at . . . . . . . . . . this . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . in the year . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , Clerk.


History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 614; G.L. 1909, ch. 303, § 12; G.L. 1923, ch. 353, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 552, § 12; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-25-7.)