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Delaware Code Title 10. Courts and Judicial Procedure § 4757. Testatum fi. fa. or transcript of judgment in another county; duties of prothonotary

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(a) Whenever there is any judgment in any county of this State, against any person, upon which a testatum fi. fa. has been issued and recorded in another county, or a transcript of the same has been so made and recorded, and the judgment upon which the testatum fi. fa. has been issued, or that of which a transcript has been made and recorded as heretofore prescribed, has been satisfied, the prothonotary for the county where such original judgment is or shall be, within 30 days after such satisfaction, shall certify the fact of such satisfaction to the prothonotary of the county where the testatum fi. fa. or transcript, has been recorded. Upon the receipt of such certificate the prothonotary of the county where the testatum fi. fa. or transcript has been recorded shall write the fact of such satisfaction, within 2 days thereafter, upon the record where the testatum fi. fa. or the transcript, is or shall be recorded.

(b) If any prothonotary refuses or neglects to perform any of the duties enjoined upon the prothonotary by this section, the prothonotary shall be liable in damages to any person injured by such default in a civil action. Such damages shall not be less than $10 nor more than $50, except when special damages to a larger amount are alleged in the complaint and proved.

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