The Business Man's Adviser

The Business Man's Adviser

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...difference consisting in the steps taken to reach the property of the debtor. In some States property may be attached at the commencement of the suit, (upon mesne process as it is called;) in others, it can only be taken after judgment has been obtained upon an execution; in some, the debtor cannot be arrested upon mesne process, where property can be attached, unless he is about to absent himself from the State; in others, property cannot be attached, where the debtor can be found and arrestee;, &c. So the circumstances which will authorize a resort to the trustee process differ in different States. It is our purpose to state briefly the Remedies for the Recovery of Debts in each of the States. Mesne process is used in contradistinction to final process, and signifies all such process as intervenes between the beginning and end of a suit MAINE. Actions of debt founded upon.any contract or liability, not under seal, must be brought within six years. Actions brought upon witnessed prornisso"y.., notes, or upon any bill, note or other evidence of debt issue"d by any bank must be brought within twenty years. Ste p. 64. Attachment.--All civil actions may be commenced by attaching the goods and estate of the debtor (except those exempted from execution, and choses in action). When personal property is attached, the officer takes and retains possession of it, or permits debtor to resume it, by giving receiptors. Trustee Process.--All actions on contracts may be commenced by the trustee process, and any person may be summoned as trustee who has goods, effects, or credits of the debtor in his hands. See Article Trustee Process, p. 65. Where plaintiff is not an inhabitant of the State, the writ; jbefore entry, must be indorsed by more

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  • English
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