Courts and Civil ProcedureProcedure Generally
§ 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.)