Section 6-6-161

Return of writ, bond and affidavit; issue made up; burden of proof.

The officer making the levy must, except as otherwise provided in Sections 6-6-165 and 6-6-166, return the writ, affidavit and bond to court to which it is returnable, when an issue must be made up between the plaintiff in the writ and the claimant, in which the former must allege that the property claimed is the property of the defendant in the writ and is liable to its satisfaction. On the trial of such issue, the burden of proof is on the plaintiff.

(Code 1852, §§2588, 2834; Code 1867, §§3017, 3280; Code 1876, §§3342, 3677; Code 1886, §§3005, 3366; Code 1896, §4142; Code 1907, §6040; Code 1923, §10376; Code 1940, T. 7, §1169.)