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Rule 597. Duty of Officer


The sheriff or constable receiving the writ shall immediately proceed to execute the same by levying upon so much of the property of the defendant subject to the writ, and found within his county, as may be sufficient to satisfy the command of the writ.

Source: Art. 286, unchanged.

For context only: Art. 287. May Demand Indemnity. Whenever an officer shall levy an attachment, it shall be at his own risk. Such officer may, for his own indemnification, require the plaintiff in attachment to execute and deliver to him a bond of indemnity to secure him if it should afterward appear that the property levied upon by him does not belong to the defendant.

For context only: Art. 288. Property Subject to Attachment. The writ of attachment may be levied upon such property, and none other, as is, or may be, by law subject to levy under the writ of execution.

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