Terms Used In Indiana Code 34-25-2-24

  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
   Sec. 24. In all actions in the name of the state of Indiana, or of any person, agent, or officer, for the use of the state, if process is returned indicating that the defendant was not found, an order of attachment may be issued and proceedings may be had, as in other cases, without filing an affidavit or a written undertaking.

[Pre-1998 Recodification Citation: 34-1-11-39.]

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