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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 213 : JUDICIAL FORMS

Subchapter 001 : Writs and Other Forms

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 5913)
  • § 5913. Habeas corpus

     

    Writ of Habeas Corpus

    ( Commencement as in § 5903. )

    To the sheriff of ............................... (or person having the custody of the prisoner,) (to be designated by his or her name or name of office) or to any sheriff in the state, or his deputy, (as the case may be)

                                                                                                              Greeting:

    By the authority of the state of Vermont, you are hereby commanded that the body of A. B. of .............................................., in the prison in .............................................., in the county of ..................., (or by you imprisoned and restrained of his or her liberty,) (as the case may be

    by whatsoever name the said A. B. shall be called or charged, you have forthwith before the ............................... court now sitting at, etc., or before me, at ....................................... (if issued by a Justice of the Supreme Court or a Superior Judge ) to do and receive what the said court shall then and there consider concerning him in this behalf, and have you have this writ.

    (in case of imprisonment or detention by any person not an officer of this State, or of the courts of the United States, insert as follows) And you are hereby further commended to summon the said ......................................... (naming the person by whom such prisoner is restrained) to appear before said court or before me (as the case may be) at the time and place aforesaid, and show the cause, if any he have, of the taking and of detaining said A. B.

    Dated at ............................... in the county of ....................., the ..................... day of ............................... A.D. 20 ………

                                                                                                  Judge, etc., or Clerk.