Execution



An Execution is an order of the court directing the Sheriff or other designated officer of the court to seize the Defendant's property to satisfy a Judgment. If property is located, then a levy follows. A levy is the process by which the court officer acquires possession and control over the Defendant's property. Execution and levy are commonly treated as one action.

Common forms of Execution are:

Many Executions are returned unsatisfied to the court by the court officer because:

Execution successful.
Execution unsuccessful.


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