Maine Civil Officer: a Guide for Justices of the Peace, Trial Justices, Sheriffs and Their Deputies, Coroners and Constables

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Loring, Short & Harmon, 1874 - Civil procedure - 624 pages

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Contents

Sale of share in a corporation how 30 Executions against towns how
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CHAPTER II
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If not recorded not valid against
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Costs when damages are reduced
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In what courts replevin may be 19 Defendants remedy on the replev
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Scirefacias against bail
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Assignees name and residence
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When declaration to be considered thirty days after judgment
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Persons incompetent as witnesses 35 Effect of new judgment Costs
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Punishment for cruelty to animals 43 Girls found guilty of certain crimes
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spass
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Questions of fact how decided
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Remedy on false disclosure Judg 41 When debtor may be released
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Duty of officers to prosecute
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n for
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OF THE SERVICE OF WRITS AND OTHER PROCESSES
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When a right to redeem is attached 44 Settlers lot to the value of 1000
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of a non
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Homesteads exempt
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nt of
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In divers actions against same party 44 Executions against executors
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Judgment when all the defendants 82 Default if trustee does not appear
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1 Same
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Of justices
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CHAPTER X
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What may be levied on Appoint
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cted
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CHAPTER XI
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Of bulky articles how preserved 21 Of property mortgaged or pledged
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Husband may become a party to
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CHAPTER XIII
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Proceedings when either of several 0 When debt due to one of a firm
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Proceedings when value is greater
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Executor or administrator may be 57 Effect if defendant is summoned
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CHAPTER XV
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9 Declarations promissory
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the last tract exceeding the
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exceeds ad damnum
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Married women exempt
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Levies may be redeemed
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On what process a person may
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Page 471 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts under the direction of the court as in other cases.
Page 582 - Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever as aforesaid, and that I will and my heirs, executors and administrators, shall warrant and defend the same to the said Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 535 - Surety, are held and firmly bound unto the United States of America, hereinafter called the Government, In the penal sum of dollars. lawful money of the United States, for the payment of which sum well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators, and successors, Jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 588 - ... in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wearing thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are...
Page 571 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Page 580 - In witness whereof, the said- parties have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 482 - Every husband, wife, child, parent, guardian, employer or other person, who shall be injured in person or property, or means of support, by any intoxicated person, or in consequence of the intoxication, habitual or otherwise, of any person, shall have a right of action in his or her own name, severally or jointly, against any person or persons who shall, by selling or giving intoxicating liquors, have caused the intoxication, in whole or in part, of such person...
Page 451 - ... be punished by fine not exceeding three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year in the house of correction in said county of Middlesex.
Page 286 - ... then this obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 430 - ... or vicious life, or has been found in circumstances of manifest danger of falling into habits of vice or immorality, and request that she may be committed to the guardianship of the officers of said school.

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