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The sheriff or other officer having sold real estate by virtue of execution process, in such officer's return to such process, shall show expressly to what lien or liens the money arising from the sale thereof has been applied and how much has been applied to each lien. If for any cause the sheriff or other officer shall not be able to make a proper return by the return day fixed, the Court shall, upon application made by the officer, give further time for making such return, and when the return has been made, the prothonotary shall cause satisfaction to be entered upon the record of such judgment or judgments as have been paid by such proceeds of sale, and where the sum applicable to any lien is not sufficient to pay the same, in that case to note as a credit, on the record thereof, the amount applied thereto by such return.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Delaware Code Title 10. Courts and Judicial Procedure § 4756. Real estate sold on execution; return of officer; duty of prothonotary - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-10-courts-and-judicial-procedure/de-code-sect-10-4756/
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