2015 US Code
Title 50 - War and National Defense (Sections 1 - 4705)
Chapter 50 - Servicemembers Civil Relief (Sections 3901 - 4043)
Subchapter II - General Relief (Sections 3931 - 3938)
Sec. 3934 - Stay or vacation of execution of judgments, attachments, and garnishments

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
CHAPTER 50 - SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF
SUBCHAPTER II - GENERAL RELIEF
Sec. 3934 - Stay or vacation of execution of judgments, attachments, and garnishments
Containssection 3934
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditOct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title II, §204, as added Pub. L. 108-189, §1, Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2843.
Statutes at Large References54 Stat. 1181
117 Stat. 2843
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 108-189

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50 U.S.C. § 3934 (2015)
§3934. Stay or vacation of execution of judgments, attachments, and garnishments(a) Court action upon material affect determination

If a servicemember, in the opinion of the court, is materially affected by reason of military service in complying with a court judgment or order, the court may on its own motion and shall on application by the servicemember—

(1) stay the execution of any judgment or order entered against the servicemember; and

(2) vacate or stay an attachment or garnishment of property, money, or debts in the possession of the servicemember or a third party, whether before or after judgment.

(b) Applicability

This section applies to an action or proceeding commenced in a court against a servicemember before or during the period of the servicemember's military service or within 90 days after such service terminates.

(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title II, §204, as added Pub. L. 108–189, §1, Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2843.)

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 524 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 204 of act Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. II, 54 Stat. 1181, related to duration and term of stays and codefendants not in service, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189. See section 3935 of this title.

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