judicial sale

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n judicial sale a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation
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Usage

In literature:

The sale of judicial offices was naturally followed by the sale of judicial decisions.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
The homestead of every head of a family is exempt from judicial sale.
"How to Collect a Doctor Bill" by Frank P. Davis
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In news:

BRUSSELS, March 27, 2012 (AFP) — Cycling legend Eddy Merckx is facing charges in a corruption case concerning the sale of bikes to police in Belgium, judicial sources confirmed to AFP on Tuesday after a report in La Derniere Heur e newspaper.
Erie native Alyshia Peoples purchased the property at 1824 Walnut St in a judicial sale this past March.
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