Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally


SECTION 9-29-14

§ 9-29-14. Legal Aid Society and Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc. exempt from fees.

Neither the Legal Aid Society of Rhode Island nor Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc. shall be required to pay any fees to the superior court, family court, or district courts or the clerks thereof or any fees or charges for the service or travel of deputy sheriffs for serving any writ, citation, subpoena or other process or for taking bail, bond, or inventory or for making copies of writs for or in behalf of the organizations or their clients; provided, however, that fees and charges authorized by law shall nevertheless be taxable as costs.

History of Section.
(G.L., ch. 417, § 22, as enacted by P.L. 1936, ch. 2393, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 633, § 25; G.L. 1956, § 9-29-14; P.L. 1992, ch. 85, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 21.)