2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant.
89-7-121 - Form of affidavit by third person.

§ 89-7-121. Form of affidavit by third person.

The affidavit by a third person claiming property distrained or seized for rent or supplies may be in the following form, to wit: 

"State of Mississippi, 
________ County.

    "Before me, ________, a justice of the peace of the said county, ________ makes oath that certain property to wit: eight bales of cotton [or whatever the property may be], distrained for rent by ________, a constable of said county, by virtue of an attachment for rent in favor of ________ against ________, are the property of affiant and not the property of ________, nor held in trust for his use, in any manner whatsoever; and are not liable to such distress.

    "Sworn to and subscribed before me, the ________ day of ________, A.D.

                                                     "________________, J.P."

Sources: Codes, 1892, § 2532; 1906, § 2870; Hemingway's 1917, § 2368; 1930, § 2221; 1942, § 943.


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