2017 Mississippi Code
Title 89 - Real and Personal Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
§ 89-7-97. Form of declaration

Universal Citation: MS Code § 89-7-97 (2017)

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


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