Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–3703. Affidavit; contents.

At the time of filing a complaint in replevin, the plaintiff, his agent, or attorney shall file an affidavit stating that —

(1) according to affiant’s information and belief, the plaintiff is entitled to recover possession of chattels proposed to be replevied, being the same described in the complaint;

(2) the defendant has seized and detained or detains the chattels; and

(3) the chattels were not subject to the seizure or detention and were not taken upon a writ of replevin between the parties.