§ 52-279 When attachments may be granted
§ 52-280 Service of writ of attachment
§ 52-281 Order for attachment on plaintiff’s application during pendency of action
§ 52-283 Certain attachments effective without removal of property
§ 52-283a Discharge of attachment
§ 52-284 Attachment against nonresident
§ 52-285 Attachment of real estate
§ 52-286 Attachment of leasehold interests
§ 52-287 Attachment of fixtures of telephone or electric distribution company or association
§ 52-288 Attachment of railroad cars and motor vehicles
§ 52-289 Attachment of corporate rights or shares
§ 52-292 Attachment in actions against voluntary associations and their members
§ 52-293 Sale of attached livestock and perishable property
§ 52-294 Procedure on sale of attached property
§ 52-295 Costs and expenses of appraisal
§ 52-296 Disposition of avails of attachment sale
§ 52-297 Avails of attachment sale may be attached
§ 52-298 Defendant may take avails of sale on giving bond
§ 52-299 Attachment of partnership property for partner’s debt
§ 52-300 Discontinuance of attachment proceedings; security
§ 52-304 Dissolution of attachment by substitution of bond or lien
§ 52-305 Form of application for dissolution
§ 52-306 Notice of application to dissolve attachment
§ 52-307 Amount of attachment bond or substitute lien; hearing as to sufficiency
§ 52-308 Form of attachment bond
§ 52-309 Return of application, bond or certified copy of lien and proceedings
§ 52-310 Certificate of dissolution of attachment
§ 52-311 Attachment; new bond or lien may be required
§ 52-321 Liability of income of trust fund to creditors. Expenses of trustee
§ 52-321a Trust or retirement income and certain retirement, education and medical savings accounts and group annuity contracts unavailable to creditors. Exceptions for qualified domestic relations order, recovery of costs of incarceration and recovery of damages b
§ 52-322 Certificate of plaintiff dissolving attachment and removing lien upon happening of certain events or attachment becoming ineffective
§ 52-323 Penalty for not filing certificate
§ 52-324 Certificate of court clerk upon happening of certain events or attachment becoming ineffective
§ 52-325 Notice of lis pendens
§ 52-325a Application for discharge. Forms. Hearing
§ 52-325b Burden of proof at hearing. Order of court
§ 52-325c Appeal
§ 52-325d Motion for discharge of invalid notice of lis pendens
§ 52-325e Duration of notice of lis pendens. Rerecording
§ 52-326 Discharge of lis pendens and invalid liens
§ 52-327 Duration of attachment lien on real estate. Discharge upon expiration
§ 52-328 Duration of attachment liens after judgment

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 904

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.