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§1‑440.3.  Grounds for attachment.

In those actions in whichattachment may be had under the provisions of G.S. 1‑440.2, an order ofattachment may be issued when the defendant is

(1)        A nonresident, or

(2)        A foreigncorporation, or

(3)        A domestic corporation,whose president, vice‑president, secretary or treasurer cannot be foundin the State after due diligence, or

(4)        A resident of theState who, with intent to defraud his creditors or to avoid service of summons,

a.         Has departed, or isabout to depart, from the State, or

b.         Keeps himselfconcealed therein, or

(5)        A person or domesticcorporation which, with intent to defraud his or its creditors,

a.         Has removed, or isabout to remove, property from this State, or

b.         Has assigned,disposed of, or secreted, or is about to assign, dispose of, or secrete,property. (1947, c. 693, s. 1.)