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Rule 593. Requisites for Writ (1978)


A writ of attachment shall be directed to the sheriff or any constable within the State of Texas. It shall command him to attach and hold, unless replevied, subject to the further order of the court, so much of the property of the defendant, of a reasonable value in approximately the amount fixed by the court, as shall be found within his county.

Amended by order of July 11, 1977, eff. Jan. 1, 1978: The writ shall be directed to the officer "within" the State of Texas. The writ recognizes the right to replevy, commands the officer to hold property of a reasonable value fixed by the court, and the attachment is subject to further orders of the court.

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