Attachment Bond – a bond a defendant gives to recover attached property; the plaintiff then looks to the bond issuer to satisfy a judgment against the defendant

attachment bond:

1. A bond that a defendant gives to recover attached property.  *  The plaintiff then looks to the bond issuer to satisfy a judgment against the defendant. [1]

1. A bond required of a plaintiff seeking an attachment, conditioned to pay the costs and damages which the defendant may sustain if the writ has been sued out wrongfully.  6 Am J2d Attach § 518. [2]

1. A bond posted by a person whose property  has been attached.  Because the bond provides security, the attached property can be freed until the matter is resolved. [3]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition
 by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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