Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Levy and Sale on Execution

SECTION 9-26-30

§ 9-26-30. Priority of attachments.

In all attachments of real estate, or of goods and chattels, or of personal estate in the hands of a trustee, or of stock or shares in any banking association or other incorporated company, he or she who shall first procure any attachment to be made for any just debt or damages shall be entitled to have his or her debt or damages satisfied before any other demand for which the property shall be attached or taken by execution at the suit of any other person, and all others in order of attachment.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 567; G.L. 1909, ch. 301, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 351, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 558, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-26-30.)