If the officer or person to whom the writ is directed refuses, after service thereof, to obey it, the court or judge shall, upon affidavit, issue an attachment against such person, directed to the sheriff, commanding him forthwith to apprehend the person, and bring him immediately before such court or judge. Upon being brought before the court or judge, such officer or person shall be committed to jail until he makes due return to the writ, or is otherwise legally discharged.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-4127

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.