Section 6-6-251

Published: 2015

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Section 6-6-251

Section 6-6-251Service of process in action for recovery of household furniture and equipment; effect thereof.

When a detinue action is commenced under the provisions of this article for the recovery of household furniture and equipment and the plaintiff, his agent, or attorney has made an affidavit that the property sued for belongs to the plaintiff and that the plaintiff is entitled to the immediate possession of said property by reason of a default in the payment of the purchase price under a lease sale contract and has executed a bond as required by Section 6-6-250, the sheriff, or other officer authorized to serve process, may serve the summons and complaint by leaving a copy thereof at the place where the household furniture or equipment sued for is seized and taken from the premises by the officer serving the process; and such service shall constitute sufficient service thereof on the defendant for the purpose of obtaining a judgment against the defendant for the property sued for and seized, but not for the costs of court nor any other personal judgment.

(Acts 1951, No. 979, p. 1653, §1.)