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§1‑360.  Debtors of judgment debtor may be summoned.

Upon the issuing or return ofan execution against property of the judgment debtor, or of any one of severaldebtors in the same judgment, and upon affidavit that any person or corporationhas property of said judgment debtor, or is indebted to him in an amountexceeding ten dollars ($10.00), the court or judge may, by order, require suchperson or corporation, or any officer or members thereof, to appear at aspecified time and place, and answer concerning the same; provided, however,that such inquiries may, in the discretion of the court, be answered by suchperson or corporation, or any officers or members thereof, by verified answersto interrogatories. The court or judge may also, in its or his discretion,require notice of the proceeding to be given to any party to the action, insuch manner as seems proper. (C.C.P., s. 266; 1869‑70,c. 79, s. 2; 1870‑1, c. 245; Code, s. 490; Rev., s. 675; C.S., s. 719;1989, c. 683; 1991, c. 426, s. 1; 1995, c. 257, s. 1.)