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The DC Code: § 16-523 Claims to attached property.

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

Any person may file his motion and affidavit in the cause, at any time before the final disposition of the property attached or its proceeds, except where it is real property, setting forth a claim thereto or an interest in or lien upon the same, acquired before the levy of the attachment. The court, without other pleading, shall try the issues raised by the claim, with a jury if either party so requests, and make all orders necessary to protect any rights of the claimant.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-523. 1973 Ed., § 16-523. DC CODE § 16-523 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 550, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)