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Rule 488. Process


All writs and process issuing from the Supreme Court shall bear the teste of the Chief Justice or Presiding Judge of said court, and be under the seal of said court and signed by the clerk thereof, and unless otherwise specially provided by law or these rules shall be directed to the party or court to be served and may be executed by the sheriff or any constable of any county of the State when such party is found within his county, and shall be by such officer returned according to the direction of the writ. Whenever such writs or process shall not be executed, the clerk is authorized to issue other like process or writs, upon the application of the party suing out the former writ or process. Two or more writs may be issued simultaneously at the request of the party suing out the same.

Source: Art. 1761.

Change: The writ is directed to the individual, and may be served by any officer of the county in which he may be located.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.

Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.