§9-22-1  Court order requiring nonresident plaintiff to give surety for costs. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 9

Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-22

Costs

SECTION 9-22-1



   § 9-22-1  Court order requiring nonresident

plaintiff to give surety for costs. –

The court before which any civil action, whether by appeal or otherwise, is

pending may, at any time before final judgment or decree therein, upon motion

of any defendant and for cause shown, require a plaintiff who is not an

inhabitant of this state to give some sufficient person residing within this

state or some surety company authorized to do business therein as surety for

costs, which may be done by the surety endorsing his or her name on the

complaint with the words "surety for costs," or by giving bond therefor; and

when surety has once been given, may for cause shown, require the plaintiff to

give another surety for costs.



History of Section.

(C.P.A. 1905, § 442; G.L. 1909, ch. 295, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 345,

§ 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 536, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 9-22-1; P.L. 1965,

ch. 55, § 37.)