Attorney General Peter Kilmartin


Rhode Island District Court
Civil Rules of Procedure

I. SCOPE OF RULES--ONE FORM OF ACTION

Index:

  1. SCOPE OF RULES--ONE FORM OF ACTION
    1. RULE 1. SCOPE OF RULES
      RULE 2. ONE FORM OF ACTION


Current with amendments received through 5-1-2002.

RULE 1. SCOPE OF RULES

    These rules govern the procedure in the District Court of the State of Rhode Island in all suits of a civil nature, with the exceptions stated in Rule 81. They shall be construed to secure the just, speedy and inexpensive determination of every action.

RULE 2. ONE FORM OF ACTION

    There shall be one (1) form of action to be known as "civil action."