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§ 11-402. Judgments as liens on interest in land

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 11. Judgments (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Judgment Liens (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-402
§ 11-402. Judgments as liens on interest in land
Land defined
(a) In this section, “land” means real property or any interest in or appurtenant to real property.
Land located in county in which judgment rendered
(b) If indexed and recorded as prescribed by the Maryland Rules, a money judgment of a court constitutes a lien to the amount and from the date of the judgment on the judgment debtor's interest in land located in the county in which the judgment was rendered except a lease from year to year or for a term of not more than five years and not renewable.
Land located outside county in which judgment rendered
(c) If indexed and recorded as prescribed by the Maryland Rules, a money judgment constitutes a lien on the judgment debtor's interest in land located in a county other than the county in which the judgment was originally entered, except a lease from year to year or for a term not more than five years and not renewable.
Satisfaction of judgment
(d) Promptly after the entry of an order of satisfaction or the filing of a written statement by a judgment creditor with the clerk of the court that a judgment of a court has been satisfied, the clerk of the court shall make an entry of the word “satisfied” on the horizontal line in the judgment record where the lien is indexed.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 5, § 1; Acts 1989, c. 114, 749; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2.
Formerly Art. 17, §§ 18, 19, 21; Art. 26, §§ 20, 150.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-402, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 11-402
Current through all legislation from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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