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Reports of sales of lands or leases or of partition in kind, where there is no contest, may be made in vacation to the chancellor, and upon five days' notice to the parties and the purchaser or lessee, or to the parties to the proceedings for partition in kind, of the time and place of hearing the application therefor, or upon such publication for any of the interested parties who may be nonresidents of this state, or who cannot be found upon diligent inquiry, as is required for nonresident or absent defendants in chancery, may be confirmed by him. But the said five days' notice to parties and the purchaser, or lessee or to the parties defendant to the proceedings for partition in kind of the time and place of hearing application therefor, and also such publication for any of the interested parties who may be nonresidents of this state, and to persons who cannot be found upon diligent inquiry, may be dispensed with, provided the interlocutory decree ordering said sale or lease or partition in kind shall specifically designate a definite date and place for the hearing of such application to confirm said report of sale, or lease, or partition in kind before the chancellor in vacation, but said application to confirm shall not be heard earlier than five days after the report of such sale or lease, or partition in kind shall have been filed in the proper court with papers in the cause.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 11. Civil Practice and Procedure § 11-5-107. Sales, leases, partitions in vacation - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-11-civil-practice-and-procedure/ms-code-sect-11-5-107.html
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