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Chapter 521

< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote bottom

  521.480.  Attachments, how dissolved — affidavit may be amended. — Attachments in circuit courts may be dissolved on motion made in behalf of the defendant, at any time before final judgment, in the following cases:

  (1)  When the affidavit on which the same was founded shall be adjudged by the court insufficient; but no attachment shall be dissolved in such case, if the plaintiff shall file a good and sufficient affidavit, to be approved by the court, in such time and manner as the court shall direct; such affidavit may embrace the same ground of attachment set forth in the previous affidavit, or any other grounds, or both, at the option of the affiant;

  (2)  When the defendant shall appear and plead to the action, and give bond to the plaintiff, with good and sufficient security, to be approved by the court, in double the amount of the property, effects and credits attached, conditioned that such property, effects and credits shall be forthcoming, and abide the judgment which shall be rendered in the cause, when and where the court shall direct;

  (3)  When the defendant shall appear and plead to the action, and give like bond and security in a sum sufficient to satisfy the amount sworn to, in behalf of the plaintiff, with interest and costs of suit, conditioned that the defendant shall pay to plaintiff the amount which may be adjudged in favor of the plaintiff, interest and all costs of suit.


(RSMo 1939 § 1485, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 1321; 1919 § 1772; 1909 § 2341

Effective 1-02-79

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