§ 626.1 Enforcement of judgments and orders
§ 626.2 Within what time — to what counties.
§ 626.3 Limitation on number
§ 626.4 Lost writ
§ 626.5 Expiration of lost writ — effect.
§ 626.6 Issuance on Sunday
§ 626.7 Issuance on demand
§ 626.8 Record kept
§ 626.9 Entries in foreign county
§ 626.10 Duplicate returns and record
§ 626.11 Return from foreign county
§ 626.12 Form of execution
§ 626.13 Property in hands of others
§ 626.14 Delivery of possession and money recovery
§ 626.15 Performance of other acts
§ 626.16 Receipt and return
§ 626.17 Principal and surety — order of liability.
§ 626.18 Duty to point out property
§ 626.19 Surety subrogated
§ 626.20 Entry on encumbrance book
§ 626.21 Choses in action
§ 626.22 Levy on judgment
§ 626.23 Persons indebted may pay officer
§ 626.24 Levy against municipal corporation — tax.
§ 626.25 Unsecured interest in hands of third persons
§ 626.26 Garnishment
§ 626.27 Expiration or return of execution
§ 626.28 Return of garnishment — action docketed.
§ 626.29 Distress warrant by director of revenue, director of inspections and appeals, or director of workforce development
§ 626.30 Expiration or return of distress warrant
§ 626.31 Return of garnishment — action docketed — distress action.
§ 626.32 Joint or partnership property
§ 626.33 Lien — equitable proceeding — receiver.
§ 626.34 Personal property subject to security interest — payment.
§ 626.35 Interest on secured debt
§ 626.36 Failure to pay, deposit, or give security
§ 626.37 Creditor subrogated
§ 626.38 Holder reinstated
§ 626.39 Statement of amount due
§ 626.40 Indemnifying bond
§ 626.41 Sale — costs — surplus.
§ 626.42 Statement of indebtedness
§ 626.43 Contest as to validity or amount
§ 626.44 Nonresident — service — transfer of action.
§ 626.45 Receiver — decree — costs.
§ 626.46 Various security agreements — priority.
§ 626.47 Other remedies
§ 626.48 Failure to make statement — effect.
§ 626.49 Where secured party garnished
§ 626.50 Duty to levy — notice of ownership or exemption — notice to defendant.
§ 626.51 Failure to give notice — effect.
§ 626.52 Right to release levy
§ 626.53 Exemption from liability
§ 626.54 Indemnifying bond — sale and return.
§ 626.55 Failure to give bond
§ 626.56 Application of proceeds
§ 626.58 Stay of execution — exceptions.
§ 626.59 Affidavit of surety
§ 626.60 Stay waives appeal
§ 626.61 Bond — approval — recording — effect.
§ 626.62 Execution recalled
§ 626.63 Property released
§ 626.64 Execution against principal and sureties
§ 626.65 Objections by surety
§ 626.66 Stay terminated by surety
§ 626.67 Other security given
§ 626.68 Lien not released
§ 626.69 Labor or wage claims preferred
§ 626.70 Exceptions
§ 626.71 Statement of claim — allowance.
§ 626.72 Contest
§ 626.73 Priority
§ 626.74 Notice of sale
§ 626.75 Posting and publication — compensation.
§ 626.76 Labor commissioner to represent
§ 626.77 Penalty for selling without notice
§ 626.78 Notice to defendant
§ 626.79 Setting aside sale
§ 626.80 Time and manner
§ 626.81 Sale postponed
§ 626.82 Overplus
§ 626.83 Deficiency — additional execution.
§ 626.84 Plan of division of land
§ 626.85 Failure of purchaser to pay — optional procedure.
§ 626.86 Sales vacated for lack of lien
§ 626.87 Money — things in action.
§ 626.88 Real estate of deceased judgment debtor
§ 626.89 Notice
§ 626.90 Service and return
§ 626.91 Execution awarded
§ 626.92 Mutual judgments — setoff.
§ 626.93 Personal property and leasehold interests — appraisement.
§ 626.94 Property unsold — optional procedure.
§ 626.95 Deed or certificate
§ 626.96 Duplicate issued in case of loss
§ 626.97 Cancellation after eight years
§ 626.98 Deed
§ 626.99 Constructive notice — recording.
§ 626.100 Presumption
§ 626.101 Damages for injury to property
§ 626.103 Death of holder of judgment
§ 626.104 Officer’s duty.
§ 626.105 Affidavit required
§ 626.106 Execution quashed
§ 626.107 Death of part of defendants
§ 626.108 Fee bill execution
§ 626.109 Public property — state.

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 626

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands, but does not imply a sealed instrument; and the words "bond" and "indenture" do not necessarily imply a seal, and the word "undertaking" means a promise or security in any form. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • executor: includes administrator, and the term "administrator" includes executor, where the subject matter justifies such use. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Signature: includes an electronic signature as defined in section 554D. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1