A. Attachments can be dissolved by the plaintiff or by his executor, administrator or attorney of record. G.Lc. 223, §132. Other fiduciaries, such as guardians or conservators are not specifically empowered to discharge an attachment.
B. An attachment can be dissolved by bond. G.L.c. 223, §120 or by
depositing the amount of the attachment with the deputy sheriff.
G.L.c. 223, §128. T
C. They will lapse after six years. G.L.c. 223,
D. They will dissolve upon the death of the defendant in
some cases. G.L.c. 223, §116.
E. An attachment will be "merged" into the judgment and will be dissolved thirty days (sixty days in the case of property in Nantucket[I]) after an execution has been issued. G.L.c. 223, §59.
F. A certificate from the court showing that the execution was so issued
will effectively prove the matter and is the way that the title is cleared
of record. See Massachusetts Conveyancers' Association Title Standard No. 49