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Lot of two, State of California, County of Sierra, 1860 court writ of execution, 12 ½ x 8. Two sided document, blue paper. Writ regarding the defendant Westover Water Co losing the case and court‘s judgement to Sheriff to satisfy debt. Also included is the sheriff’s notification with the recorder’s office of the property and title of the water company been seized.
A writ of execution (also known as an execution) is a court order granted in to put in force a judgment of possession obtained by a plaintiff from a court.  When issuing a writ of execution, a court typically will order a sheriff or other similar official to take possession of property owned by a judgment debtor. Such property will often then be sold in a sheriff's sale and the proceeds remunerated to the plaintiff in partial or full satisfaction of the judgment. If the judgment debtor owns real property, the judgment creditor can record the execution to "freeze" the title until the execution is satisfied. Generally, execution is unnecessary for defendants who pay verdicts against themselves voluntarily. However, some defendants ignore judgments against them, and thereby force plaintiffs to employ writs of execution to actually enforce judgments.
These two documents had apparently been affixed along top edge, and separated, leaving a light area of glue toning at top edge; overall Fine condition.  ca 022


SKU: ca 022
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