TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-3
Liens Against Causes of Action

SECTION 9-3-1


§ 9-3-1 Attorney's lien – Creation.

Whenever the relationship of attorney and client has been entered into by an implied or express contract for service, wherein the attorney does not agree to be responsible for costs of suit, the attorney shall have a lien to the value of his or her contractual interests in the cause of action, claim, demand, counterclaim, or other matter concerning which the contract is entered into.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1917, ch. 1515, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 301, § 32; P.L. 1931, ch. 1761, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 450, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-3-1.)