Section 6-6-70

On what property and persons; endorsement on writ; taking of property into possession.

Attachments may be levied on real estate, whether a fee simple or any less legal estate, or on personal property of the defendant or may be executed by summoning any person indebted to the defendant or liable to him on a contract for the delivery of personal property or for the payment of money which may be discharged by the delivery of personal property or on a contract payable in personal property or a person having in his possession, or under his control, any money or effects belonging to the defendant; and the officer executing the writ must endorse such levy or service thereon and, if practicable, take the property into his possession, unless replevied as prescribed in Division 4 of this article.

(Code 1852, §2516; Code 1867, §2943; Code 1876, §3268; Code 1886, §2945; Code 1896, §540; Code 1907, §2940; Code 1923, §6188; Code 1940, T. 7, §861.)