Definition of Sheriff's sale

1. Noun. A sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation.

Exact synonyms: Execution Sale, Forced Sale, Judicial Sale
Generic synonyms: Sale, Sales Agreement



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Literary usage of Sheriff's sale

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Courts of Law in the by Elihu Hall Bay, South Carolina Constitutional Court of Appeals (1811)
"A sheriff's deputy, taking insufficient bail, makes his principal liable, 175 Vi here a sheriff,s sale and deed are bnth made several months aftar the ret ..."

2. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1876)
"It is claimed, in behalf of the plaintiff, that Burnett being a trustee or executor at the time of his purchase at the sheriff s sale, acquired no title. ..."

3. The California Practice Act: Being an Act Entitled "An Act to Regulate by California, Henry Jacob Labatt (1858)
"A purchaser at sheriff.s sale acquires no right whatever against the sheriff for property sold, unless at the time of the sale he pays down in cash the ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson, New York (State). Supreme Court (1859)
"When Coates purchased at the sheriff,s sale, the defendant owed him more than the amount of the overplus moneys, and therefore gave him the order to the ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"After the sheriff s sale Richards abandoned < turned over to the purchasers the line of cu verting or grading as far as he could do - "Robert J. Kellam, ..."

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