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§ 11-502. Notice of sheriff's sale of property

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 11. Judgments (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Execution (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-502
§ 11-502. Notice of sheriff's sale of property
Notice of time, place, and terms of sale
(a) A sheriff shall give notice of the time, place, and terms of the sale of any property under execution before the property can be sold.
Sale of interest in property
(b) In the case of a sale of an interest in property, the notice shall be posted on the courthouse door or on a bulletin board in the immediate vicinity of the door of the courthouse and printed in a newspaper, published in the county where the property is located at least:
(1) Ten days before the sale of personal property; or
(2) 20 days before the sale of real property.
Notice by publication in a newspaper
(c) If the sheriff gives notice by publication in a newspaper, he may recover the costs of publication from the defendant. If the defendant is unable to pay the costs, the sheriff may recover the costs of publication from the plaintiff.
Subordinate liens or interests
(d) A sheriff's sale of real property extinguishes any subordinate lien or interest on the land subject to the sale.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1974, c. 691, § 8; Acts 1975. c. 366, § 2; Acts 2002, c. 19, § 1, eff. April 9, 2002; Acts 2023, c. 762, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
Formerly Art. 83, §§ 3, 5.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-502, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 11-502
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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