2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:17-29 - Notice To Levying Officer; Stay Of Sale; Jury To Try Claim

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:17-29 (2016) What's This?

2A:17-29. Notice to levying officer; stay of sale; jury to try claim
2A:17-29. When, by virtue of an execution issued out of any court of this State, goods or chattels are levied on or taken into possession by a sheriff or other authorized officer, and claim is made thereto by a person other than the execution defendant, by notice in writing delivered to the officer executing the writ, the officer shall immediately delay his sale thereunder for 10 days, to enable the claimant to institute an action to establish the claim in said court. The action shall proceed in a summary manner and shall be tried by jury, unless a jury be waived by the parties to the action.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344; amended 1991,c.91,s.41.

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