Rule 64 – Seizing a Person or Property

(a) REMEDIES UNDER STATE LAW — IN GENERAL. At the commencement of and throughout an action, every remedy is available that, under the law of the state where the court is located, provides for seizing a person or property to secure satisfaction of the potential judgment. But a federal statute governs to the extent it applies.

(b) SPECIFIC KINDS OF REMEDIES. The remedies available under this rule include the following — however designated and regardless of whether state procedure requires an independent action:

  • arrest;
  • attachment;
  • garnishment;
  • replevin;
  • sequestration; and
  • other corresponding or equivalent remedies.
AmendedEffective
Apr. 30, 2007Dec. 1, 2007
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