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§ 11-510. Unsold property or satisfaction of judgment

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 5. Execution (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-510
§ 11-510. Unsold property or satisfaction of judgment
Order for sheriff to bring money into court or show cause
(a) If a sheriff states in his return that he seized property of the defendant which remains unsold, or that the defendant has satisfied the judgment mentioned in the process in whole or in part, the court, on motion of the plaintiff, may order the sheriff to bring the money into court or show cause for the failure to do so.
Failure of sheriff to bring money into court
(b) If the sheriff fails to bring into court the amount of the judgment due the plaintiff, the court may enter judgment against the sheriff in the amount of the claim, if the court is satisfied that the sheriff received the debt from the defendant and that his return is false.
Plaintiff’s right to proceed against sheriff’s bond
(c) A remedy granted under this section does not prejudice the plaintiff's right to proceed against the sheriff's bond.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 87, § 14.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-510, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 11-510
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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