2017 Mississippi Code
Title 89 - Real and Personal Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
§ 89-7-121. Form of affidavit by third person

Universal Citation: MS Code § 89-7-121 (2017)

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."

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