§ 10-7.1-1 Liability for damages for libel of a deceased person
§ 10-7.1-2 Action by executor or administrator – Persons benefited – Limitation of action
§ 10-7.1-3 Action by beneficiaries
§ 10-7.1-4 Cause surviving death of person liable
§ 10-7.1-5 Damages not to estate or asset of estate

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 10-7.1 - Libel of a Deceased Person

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.