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In order to maintain any action given in and by this chapter, it shall not be necessary to first institute criminal proceedings against the defendant.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Rhode Island General Laws Title 10. Courts and Civil Procedure--Procedure in Particular Actions § 10-7-9. Criminal proceedings not prerequisite - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/title-10-courts-and-civil-procedure-procedure-in-particular-actions/ri-gen-laws-sect-10-7-9/
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