§ 10-3-1 Short title
§ 10-3-2 Agreements to arbitrate subject to chapter
§ 10-3-3 Stay of actions on issues referable to arbitration
§ 10-3-4 Petition for arbitration — Service, hearing, and reference
§ 10-3-5 Determination as to whether issue is subject to arbitration
§ 10-3-6 Judicial appointment of arbitrators
§ 10-3-7 Manner of making and hearing applications
§ 10-3-8 Arbitrators’ hearing — Summons of witnesses
§ 10-3-9 Taking of depositions
§ 10-3-10 Form and signature of arbitrators’ award
§ 10-3-11 Order confirming award
§ 10-3-12 Grounds for vacating award
§ 10-3-13 Rehearing after vacation of award
§ 10-3-14 Modification or correction of award
§ 10-3-15 Notice of motion to vacate, modify, or correct award
§ 10-3-16 Judgment on award
§ 10-3-17 Papers filed for judgment
§ 10-3-18 Effect of judgment
§ 10-3-19 Appeal to supreme court
§ 10-3-20 Severability
§ 10-3-21 Sureties — Bound to arbitration award on construction contract

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 10-3 - Arbitration

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.