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California Code of Civil Procedure
Title 9. Enforcement of Judgments

716.010 - 716.030
   


DIVISION 3
CHAPTER 4 - JUDGMENT FOR SALE OF PROPERTY

716.010. (a) A judgment for sale of real or personal property may be enforced by a writ of sale issued pursuant to Section 712.010.
(b) In addition to the information required by Section 712.020, the writ of sale shall contain a description of the property to be sold in satisfaction of the judgment for sale.
(c) The writ of sale delivered to the levying officer shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the judgment for sale.

716.020. To execute the writ of sale, the levying officer shall:
(a) Levy upon the property described in the writ of sale in the manner prescribed by Article 4 (commencing with Section 700.010) of Chapter 3 of Division 2 for levy under a writ of execution.
(b) Except as otherwise ordered by the court, give notice of sale and sell the property described in the writ of sale in the manner prescribed by Article 6 (commencing with Section 701.510) of Chapter 3 of Division 2 for giving notice and selling under a writ of execution.
(c) Apply the proceeds of the sale of the property in conformity with the judgment for sale.

716. 030. (a) If a writ of sale is issued, the judgment creditor may apply to the court ex parte, or on noticed motion if the court so directs or a court rule so requires, for an order directing the judgment debtor to transfer to the levying officer:
(1) Possession of the property to be sold if the prescribed method of levy is by taking the property into custody.
(2) Possession of any documentary evidence of title to property to be sold. An order pursuant to this paragraph may be served when the property is levied upon or thereafter.
(b) The court may issue an order pursuant to this section upon a showing of need for the order.
(c) The order shall be personally served on the judgment debtor and shall contain a notice to the judgment debtor that failure to comply with the order may subject the judgment debtor to being held in contempt of court.

 
 
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