2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant.
89-7-97 - Form of declaration.

§ 89-7-97. Form of declaration.

The declaration in replevin in such case may be substantially in the following form, to wit: 

"State of Mississippi. 
                                  Circuit court, ________ term, A.D. ________

County of ________

    "Thomas East, the plaintiff in this case, complains of William West, the defendant, in an action of replevin.

    "For that heretofore, to wit: on the ________ day of ________, A.D. ________, the said defendant wrongfully caused an officer of ________ County to seize and take from the plaintiff's possession, under an attachment for rent [or rent and supplies, or for supplies, as the case may be], certain personal property of the plaintiff's, to wit: here describe the property and give the value of each separate item of it.

    "And the plaintiff avers that he is entitled to recover the same and also to recover of defendant the sum of ________ dollars damages for the said wrongful taking; wherefore, he sues and demands judgment accordingly, and costs of suit."

Sources: Codes, 1892, § 2522; 1906, § 2860; Hemingway's 1917, § 2358; 1930, § 2209; 1942, § 931.

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