Legal Question in Family Law in Texas

Writ of Attachment

What is a Writ of Attachment? Who can file one and what is the purpose? Proceed and time involved to file one?

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Asked on 6/06/08, 4:47 pm

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Theresa Langford Langford Law Firm
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Re: Writ of Attachment

You give very little information. There are different types of writs of attachment. If this is a custody issue, and the writ is for the child, then it functions as a court order to produce the child in court. It is normally granted to a person who has a superior right of possession, when a judge is convinced that a child is being secreted.

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Answered on 6/07/08, 9:49 am

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