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The DC Code: § 16-508 Attachment of real property.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

An attachment is sufficiently levied on the lands and tenements of the defendant by:

"Levied on the following estate of the defendant, A B, to wit: (Here describe) this ___ day of ___. C D, Marshal."; and

mentioning and describing the property in an indorsement on the attachment, made by the officer to whom it is delivered for service, to the following effect:
serving a copy of the attachment, with the indorsement, and the notice required by section 16-502, on the person, if any, in possession of the property.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-508. 1973 Ed., § 16-508. DC CODE § 16-508 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 546, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)