execution sale

noun
a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation
Hypernyms: ↑sale, ↑sales agreement

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • execution sale — see sale Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • execution sale — A sale, usually at public auction, by a sheriff or other ministerial officer of property seized by him in levying an execution, pursuant to and under the authority of the writ or process of execution, for the purpose of obtaining from the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • execution sale — A sale by a sheriff or other ministerial officer under the authority of a writ of execution which he has levied on property of the debtor. See also judicial sale …   Black's law dictionary

  • execution sale en masse — See sale en masse …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • redemption from execution sale — See redemption …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sale — n 1 a: the transfer of title to property from one party to another for a price; also: the contract of such a transaction see also short 1 2 compare barter, donation …   Law dictionary

  • sale en masse — Sale of several things in one lot for one sum. A judicial sale of real estate where the property is sold without division and sale by parcels. 30A Am J Rev ed Jud S § 85. An execution sale of several distinct parcels of real estate, or several… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sale in parcels — An execution sale of personal property consisting of various articles m which each article is offered and sold separately. 30 Am J2d Exec § 343. An execution or judicial sale of real property consisting of separate tracts, or susceptible of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sale on execution — See execution sale …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sale for debt — An execution sale. A sale by an administrator or executor to pay a debt or debts of the decedent. Bashore v Whisler (Pa) 3 Watts 490, 494 …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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