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§ 21106. Executing writs

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 P.S. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 P.S. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Fees (Refs & Annos)
Sheriff Fees (Refs & Annos)
42 P.S. § 21106
§ 21106. Executing writs
(a) General rule.--For executing execution writs, fraudulent debtors attachment, retorno habendo, replevin, or order issued by a court requiring the levy, seizure or sale of personal property, unless otherwise provided in this section, the party procuring execution shall pay the following fees:
Receiving, docketing and making return
$ 9.00
Serving or posting a copy or notice
Each levy on personal property
Seizing personal property levied
Making return of nulla bona (unable to find goods to levy upon)
Advertising personal property for public sale by handbills
Each adjourned sale
Service upon a garnishee
Receiving a claim of exemption or immunity and notifying parties in interest to the filing of the claim
Receiving and docketing each claim to property or to proceeds produced by sale thereof, to be paid by claimant upon the filing of the claim
Notifying an agency as required by law of the proposed sale of the property or franchise of a corporation or joint stock association, liquid fuels producer or distributor
Appraising personal property under a statute or at the request of a party or arranging an appraisal by another
Making arrangements to preserve property taken into legal custody including, but not limited to, obtaining a watchman, together with the cost of compensation for the watchman by the party benefited thereby or person requiring service
Securing insurance; arranging goods for sale; furnishing heat, light, power, storage, rent, transportation and supplies; feeding livestock; and meeting similar expenses incurred in caring for and keeping the goods and chattels levied upon or attached, when the same are necessary or advantageous, or when requested by any party interested to incur any such expense, the actual costs thereof to be paid by the plaintiff, petitioner or party requiring same to be incurred, providing any surplus of advances for same to be refunded.
(b) Additional fees.--The sheriff shall receive as an official fee a commission, based upon the total amount bid for the property, whether paid to the sheriff or credited to the purchaser, of 2% of the first $100,000 and of 0.5% of the remaining amount.


1984, July 6, P.L. 614, No. 127, § 6, effective in 30 days. Amended 1994, Dec. 27, P.L. 1349, No. 156, § 1, effective in 30 days.
42 P.S. § 21106, PA ST 42 P.S. § 21106
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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