Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Levy and Sale on Execution

SECTION 9-26-31

§ 9-26-31. Priority of levies.

In all levies on execution upon real estate, goods and chattels, stocks or shares, or other subject of levy on execution whatsoever, he or she who shall first procure the attachment, if any, or, if there is no attachment, he or she who shall first procure levy to be made, shall be entitled to have his or her debt or damages satisfied before any other demand for which the property may be subsequently attached, or levied on by execution, at the suit of any other person; and all others in order of their attachments or levies.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 647; G.L. 1909, ch. 304, § 24; G.L. 1923, ch. 355, § 24; G.L. 1938, ch. 558, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 9-26-31.)