2006 Code of Virginia § 19.2-386.2 - Seizure of named property

19.2-386.2. Seizure of named property.

A. When any property subject to seizure under 19.2-386.15 or 19.2-386.22has not been seized at the time an information naming that property is filed,the clerk of the circuit court or a judge of the circuit court, upon motionof the attorney for the Commonwealth wherein the information is filed, shallissue a warrant to the sheriff or other state or local law-enforcementofficer authorized to serve criminal process in the jurisdiction where theproperty is located, describing the property named in the complaint andauthorizing its immediate seizure.

B. In all cases of seizure of real property, a notice of lis pendens shall befiled with the clerk of the circuit court of the county or city wherein theproperty is located and shall be indexed in the land records in the name ornames of those persons whose interests appear to be affected thereby.

(1989, c. 690; 2002, cc. 588, 623; 2004, c. 995; 2006, c. 766.)

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