PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN COURTS OF RECORD
COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS
5-510. Service on one of joint defendants. When the action is against two (2) or more defendants jointly or severally liable on a contract and the summons is served on one (1) or more but not on all of them, the plaintiff may proceed against the defendants served in the same manner as if they were the only defendants.
[(5-510) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 223; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 4147; C.S., sec. 6679; I.C.A., sec. 5-510.]