delivery bond


delivery bond
A bond, otherwise known as a forthcoming bond or a redelivery bond, given by the defendant in an action aided by attachment, in obtaining the release of the attached property from the custody of the officer who seized it under the writ of attachment, although not from the lien of the attachment, the condition of the bond being that if judgment in the action is rendered against the defendant, the property shall be forthcoming to satisfy the execution on such judgment, otherwise that the sureties will be bound to the extent of the value of the property, in some instances, and to the amount of the indebtedness in other instances. 6 Am J2d Attach § 523; a bond containing comparable conditions given in obtaining the release of property seized under a writ of execution. 30 Am J2d Exec § 277; a bond furnished by the defendant in a replevin action in having the property replevied returned to him. 46 Am J1st Replev § 86.

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