The officer by whom any such attachment is issued may also at the same time or afterward issue a precept to the sheriff, or other person to whom such attachment was directed, commanding him to bring forthwith before such officers the party for whose benefit such writ was allowed, who shall thereafter remain in the custody of such sheriff or person until he is discharged, bailed or remanded, as such officer directs.

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 44-1-13

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.