2017 Florida Statutes
30.20 False return.—For every false return, the sheriff shall forfeit and pay $500, one moiety thereof to the party aggrieved, and the other moiety to him or her who will sue for the same, to be recovered with costs by action of debt; and the said sheriff shall be further liable to an action of the party aggrieved.
History.—s. 2, ch. 997, 1859; RS 1251; GS 1679; RGS 2887; CGL 4584; s. 181, ch. 95-147.