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Assignments for the benefit of creditors may be executed as heretofore; but in every case of a general assignment where the property assigned shall exceed in value the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), the assignee or trustee shall, before he enters upon the discharge of his duties, after taking possession, and within twenty-four (24) hours thereafter, file a petition in the chancery court of the county of the assignor's residence or place of business, or if he had no residence or place of business in this state, then of the county of the residence of some of his creditors, or where the property or some of it may be, for the administration of the trust. The assignor and all of his creditors must be made parties to the petition.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 85. Debtor-Creditor Relationship § 85-1-1. Execution of assignment; chancery petition - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-85-debtor-creditor-relationship/ms-code-sect-85-1-1.html
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