Section 6-6-46

When additional affidavit of special facts and circumstances to determine amount of levy required; reduction of sum.

When an attachment is applied for in the cases provided for in the third and fourth subdivisions of Section 6-6-41, the judge, before issuing it, must require the plaintiff, his agent or attorney, in addition to the affidavit and bond required in other cases, to make affidavit in writing of the special facts and circumstances so as to enable him to determine the amount for which a levy must be made, which sum may, at the discretion of the court, be reduced at the return of the attachment, on affidavit of the defendant, and the levy released to the amount of such reduction.

(Code 1852, §2508; Code 1867, §2932; Code 1876, §3257; Code 1886, §2934; Code 1896, §529; Code 1907, §2929; Code 1923, §6177; Code 1940, T. 7, §850.)