Maine Revised Statutes

§4154. Optional method of attachment

Any interest in real or personal property, which is not exempt from attachment and execution, may be attached by the plaintiff by the filing in the registry of deeds for the county in which the property is located, with respect to real property, or in the office of the Secretary of State, with respect to property of a type a security interest in which may be perfected by a filing in such office under Title 11, Article 9-A, of an attested copy of the court order approving the real or personal property attachment, provided that the order is filed within 30 days after the order approving the attachment, or within such additional time as the court may allow upon a timely motion. Fees for the recording of the order must be as otherwise provided for similar documents. Notwithstanding section 4454, the filing constitutes perfection of the attachment and service of a copy of the court's order must be made upon the defendant in accordance with the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to service of writs of attachment. [1999, c. 699, Pt. D, §16 (AMD); 1999, c. 699, Pt. D, §30 (AFF).]

1965, c. 306, §§30-A (AMD). 1981, c. 279, §5 (AMD). 1983, c. 125, §3 (RPR). 1985, c. 187, §2 (AMD). 1999, c. 699, §D16 (AMD). 1999, c. 699, §D30 (AFF).