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2016 Statute


60-701.Grounds for attachment. Subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 60-703, and amendments thereto, the plaintiffs at or after the commencement of any civil action may have, as an incident to the relief sought, one or more attachments against the property of the defendant, or that of any one or more of several defendants, when the defendant whose property is to be attached:

(1) is a nonresident of the state or a foreign corporation, or

(2) has absconded or is concealed so that the summons cannot be served or is about to move out of this state with the intent of changing domicile, or

(3) is about to remove his or her property or effects out of this state, or

(4) is about to convert his or her property or a part thereof into money for the purpose of placing it beyond the reach of creditors, or

(5) has concealed, removed, assigned, conveyed or otherwise disposed of his or her property or effects so as to hinder or delay creditors or is about to do so, or

(6) fraudulently contracted the debt or fraudulently incurred the liability, or

(7) is liable for damages for injuries arising out of the commission of some felony or misdemeanor, or the seduction of a person, or

(8) has failed to pay the price or value of any article or thing delivered which by contract the defendant was bound to pay upon delivery.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-701; L. 1970, ch. 238, § 3; L. 1975, ch. 52, § 20; July 1.