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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 125 : ARREST, BAIL, AND RECOGNIZANCES

Subchapter 002 : ARREST IN ACTIONS FOUNDED ON CONTRACT

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 3521)
  • § 3521. Imprisonment for debt abolished

    No person shall be arrested or imprisoned on mesne process. No person shall be arrested or imprisoned on an execution or by other means to enforce a judgment in any civil action for money damages. Notwithstanding the provisions herein, the court shall have full power to punish for contempt. (Amended 1971, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 96, eff. March 29, 1972; 1979, No. 67, § 1, eff. date, see note set out below.)