(88890109) Judgments, Liens, and Encumbrances
3 credits. How they arise, how long they last how do you get rid of them. In the past, a judgment became a lien upon its entry on the Civil Judgment and Order Docket through an automatic process. As the result of a statutory amendment, an abstract of the judgment must be submitted to the Clerk, together with the requisite filing fee, in order to create a lien. Entry upon the minute book of the court clerk is insufficient. A judgment lien is purely statutory in nature; it was unknown at common law.
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