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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 181 : PENAL BONDS

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 5246)
  • § 5246. Bond of sheriff and high bailiff- action by a creditor after execution returned unsatisfied

    When judgment is rendered against a sheriff or high bailiff for official misconduct, neglect, or default and execution on the judgment is returned unsatisfied or the defendant is committed to jail thereon, the creditor in the execution may bring an action, in his or her own name and right, on the recognizance or bond entered into by the sheriff or high bailiff and his or her sureties for the faithful performance of the duties of his or her office in the Superior Court of the county where the recognizance or bond was taken. (Amended 1971, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 161, eff. March 29, 1972; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974.)