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12-1521 - Attachment of property of defendant
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12-1521. Attachment of property of defendant
A plaintiff, after complying with the provisions of chapter 14 of this title, may in the following cases have the property of the defendant attached as security for satisfaction of any judgment which may be recovered, unless the defendant gives security to pay such judgment:
1. In an action upon a contract, express or implied, for payment of money which is not fully secured by real or personal property, or, if originally so secured, the value of such security has, without any act of the plaintiff or the person to whom the security was given, substantially diminished below the balance owed.
2. When an action is pending for damages and the defendant is about to dispose of or remove his property beyond the jurisdiction of the court in which the action is pending.
3. In an action for damages or upon contract, express or implied, against a defendant not residing in this state or a foreign corporation doing business in this state.