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If any person, his agent or attorney, shall desire to institute an action of replevin without the necessity of posting bond, and without requesting the immediate seizure of the property in question, he shall file a declaration under oath setting forth those matters shown in subparagraphs (a) through (e) of Section 11-37-101 and shall present such pleadings to a judge of the Supreme Court, a judge of the circuit court, a chancellor, a county judge, a justice of the peace or other duly elected judge, and such judge shall issue a fiat directing the clerk of such court, or a deputy clerk, to issue a summons to the defendant, to appear before a court or judge having jurisdiction, as determined by the value of the property as alleged in the declaration, and as outlined in Section 11-37-101, with said process being returnable in termtime or in vacation, upon at least five (5) days' notice, summoning the defendant to appear for a final hearing to determine the rights of the parties as to possession, and upon such final hearing the court shall enter judgment accordingly.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 11. Civil Practice and Procedure § 11-37-131. Commencement without requesting immediate seizure - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-11-civil-practice-and-procedure/ms-code-sect-11-37-131/
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