2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:196 — Sale of land of principal and sureties upon execution


LA Rev Stat § 42:196 What's This?

§196. Sale of land of principal and sureties upon execution

Whenever an execution issues against a defaulting officer, the officer to whom the execution is directed, may seize and sell any lands which belonged to the principal obligor at the date of the registry of his official bond, without regard to any subsequent transfer or change of title, and in whatever hands the property is found.

No sale shall be made of the property of the sureties until that of the principal has been discussed.

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