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The DC Code: § 16-520 Defending against the attachment; trial of issues.

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

A defendant, any garnishee, party to a forthcoming undertaking, or an officer who might be adjudged liable to the plaintiff by reason of the undertaking being adjudged insufficient, or a stranger to the action who may make claim to the property attached, may file an answer defending against the attachment. The answer may be considered as raising an issue without any reply, and any issue of fact made may be tried with a jury if any party so desires.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-520. 1973 Ed., § 16-520. DC CODE § 16-520 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 549, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)