• Current through October 23, 2012

A complaint in replevin shall be in the following or equivalent form:

"The plaintiff sues the defendant for (wrongly taking and detaining) (unjustly detaining) the plaintiff's goods and chattels, to wit: (describe them) of the value of ___ dollars. And the plaintiff claims that the same be taken from the defendant and delivered to him; or, if they are eloigned, that he may have judgment of their value and all mesne profits and damages, which he estimates at ___ dollars, besides costs."

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 604, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-3702.

1973 Ed., § 16-3702.