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Rule 599. Defendant May Replevy


At any time before judgment, should the property not have been previously claimed or sold, the defendant may replevy the same, or any part thereof, by giving bond, with two or more good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the officer who levied the writ, payable to the plaintiff, in double the amount of the plaintiff's debt, or, at the defendant's option, for the value of the property replevied, to be estimated by the officer, conditioned that should the defendant be condemned in the action, he shall satisfy the judgment which may be rendered against him therein, or shall pay the estimated value of the property with lawful interest thereon from the date of the bond.

Source: Art. 292, with minor textual change.

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


July 11, 1977, eff. Jan. 1, 1978