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Executions on equities of redemption; discovery of value.
F.S. 56.071
56.071 Executions on equities of redemption; discovery of value.On motion made by the party causing a levy to be made on an equity of redemption, the court from which the execution issued shall order the mortgagor, mortgagee, and all other persons interested in the mortgaged property levied on to appear and be examined about the amount remaining due on the mortgage, the amount that has been paid, the party to whom that amount has been paid, and the date when that amount was paid so that the value of the equity of redemption may be ascertained before the property is sold. The court may appoint a general or special magistrate to conduct the examination. This section shall also apply to the interest of and personal property in possession of a vendee under a retained title contract or conditional sales contract.
History.s. 2, ch. 44, 1845; RS 1208; GS 1638; RGS 2842; CGL 4529; s. 1, ch. 61-191; s. 11, ch. 67-254; s. 13, ch. 73-334; s. 52, ch. 2004-11.
Note.Former s. 55.21.