520. A seizure before judgment is carried out under a notice of execution and according to the seizor’s instructions, supported by an affidavit in which the seizor affirms the existence of the claim and the facts justifying the seizure, specifying, if applicable, the source of the information relied on. If the authorization of the court is necessary, it must appear on the seizor’s affidavit.
The instructions direct the officiating bailiff to seize all the defendant’s movable property or only certain specified movables or immovables. The bailiff serves the notice of execution on the defendant along with the seizor’s affidavit.