forced sale
forced sale see sale

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

forced sale
index condemnation (seizure)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


forced sale
n.
A sale made by order of the court to enforce a judgment against the property owner.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


forced sale
The sale of goods by a creditor of their owner, authorized by court order. For example, forced sales may occur when someone files for bankruptcy or goes through foreclosure.
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Bankruptcy
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Foreclosure

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


forced sale
An involuntary transaction that occurs in the form and at the time specified by law for the purpose of applying the proceeds to satisfy debts, such as a mortgage or a tax lien, incurred by the owner of the property.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


forced sale
An involuntary transaction that occurs in the form and at the time specified by law for the purpose of applying the proceeds to satisfy debts, such as a mortgage or a tax lien, incurred by the owner of the property.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

forced sale
n.
   a sale of goods seized by the sheriff to satisfy (pay) a judgment.
   See also: execution

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • forced sale — sale made against the will of the seller …   English contemporary dictionary

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