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The DC Code: § 16-551 Defending against the attachment; trial of issues.

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

A garnishee or 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 thereby made may be tried with a jury if any party so desires.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-551. 1973 Ed., § 16-551. DC CODE § 16-551 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 553, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)