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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 213 : JUDICIAL FORMS

Subchapter 003 : Arrest, Bail, Bonds, and Recognizances

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 6009)
  • § 6009. Poor debtor- oath


    Poor Debtor's Oath

    The oath to poor debtors shall be administered by the commissioners of jail delivery in the following form:

    "You solemnly swear that you have not estate, real or personal, to the amount of $20.00, nor sufficient to satisfy the execution on which you are committed, except such as is exempt from execution; and that you have not, directly or indirectly, disposed of any part of your estate to defraud your creditors; and that you have not, since your commitment, disposed of any of your property to defraud the creditor on whose execution you are committed. So help you God."