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Rule 614. Defendant May Replevy


The defendant at any time within ten days from the date of levy may replevy the property by giving bond payable to the plaintiff, with two or more good and sufficient sureties, in double the amount of the debt, or at his election, for the value of the property so seized, conditioned that if the defendant be cast in the action he shall satisfy the judgment that may be rendered against him or pay the estimated value of the property, with lawful interest thereon from the date of the bond.

Source: .Art. 5231, unchanged.

For context only: Art. 5232. Judgment: Against Sureties. When the property levied on has been replevied and if final judgment is rendered against the defendant, such judgment shall also be against him and his sureties on his replevy bond for the amount of the judgment and interest or for the value of the property replevied and interest, according to the terms of such bond.

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

Repealed by order of June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981.