TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-25
Execution

SECTION 9-25-8


§ 9-25-8 Form of district court writ of execution.

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

THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS.

     SC.
     To the sheriff, his deputy or to either of the town sergeants or constables in the county of
     (SEAL)                           Greeting:
     Whereas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . at a DISTRICT COURT holden at . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . did on the . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . . . . recover judgment of said court against . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . for the sum of . . . . . . . . . . debt or (damages), and costs of suit taxed at . . . . . . . , as of record of said court doth appear, which sums, in the whole, amount to . . . . . . . for which 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 levy the said sum of . . . . . . . . , together with 15 cents for this execution, as also your lawful fees for serving the same, and therewith satisfy and pay the said . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ; [and for want of the goods and chattels and real estate of the said . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to be by you found within your precinct, to satisfy and pay the same sums aforesaid, we command you to take the body of the said . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . into your custody, and . . . . . . . . . . . . . safely secure in our jail in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . until . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . satisfy and pay the said . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . the sums aforesaid and your fees, or until . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . be by the said . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . therefrom discharged, or otherwise by order of law.]
     Hereof fail not, and make true return of this writ and of your doings thereon, on the . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.D. .
     Witness, the seal of the district court of the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . judicial district, this . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . . in the year . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , Clerk (or Justice.)


History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 616; G.L. 1909, ch. 303, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 353, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 552, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 9-25-8.)