2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:17-70 - Execution Against Executor, Administrator, Heir, Devisee Or Terre Tenant
2A:17-70. Execution against executor, administrator, heir, devisee or terre tenant
No execution against an executor, administrator, heir, devisee or terre tenant shall issue against his own goods and chattels or real estate, unless there is a general judgment or order against him rendering the same liable. If a writ of execution shall be issued against an heir, devisee or terre tenant, the writ, unless the judgment or order is general as aforesaid, shall only command the sheriff or other officer that he cause to be made the debt, damages and costs or sum of money mentioned in such writ of the real estate whereof the ancestor, testator or decedent was seized on the day when such real estate became liable as aforesaid, or at any time afterwards, or at the time of his death, as the case may require.
L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.
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