2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:17-71 - Execution Against Estate Of Decedent Without Administration
2A:17-71. Execution against estate of decedent without administration
If a defendant, or 1 or more of several defendants against whom a judgment has passed, dies after judgment and the judgment is unsatisfied in whole or in part, then after 6 months after the death of such defendant, execution may, if the court shall, upon notice to all persons in interest, so order, issue against the goods and chattels and real estate of the decedent as if the death had not occurred. If objection is made by any interested party, then no order for execution shall be made until 3 months after the date when notice of the existence of the judgment was first given to either the executor or administrator or person in interest.
L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.
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