Terms Used In Indiana Code 34-25-2-13

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
   Sec. 13. Whenever any person other than the defendant claims any property attached, the right of property may be tried as in cases of property taken in execution, and the claimant, having notice of the attachment, shall be bound to prosecute the claim as in such cases or be barred of the right.

[Pre-1998 Recodification Citation: 34-1-11-14.]

As added by P.L.1-1998, SEC.20.