Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 76A.djvu/408

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Sec. 601. 002. 603. 604. 605. 606. 607. 608.

Examination of judgment debtor. Order for judgment debtor to appear; arrest; bail. Payment by debtor of judgment debtor. Examination of debtor of judgment debtor. Witnesses. Order applying property toward satisfaction of judgment. Third person claiming interest or denying debt; action by judgment creditor. Contempt. SUBCHAPTER IV—JUDGMENTS AGAINST JOINT DEBTORS

631. Summoning unserved joint debtors to show cause why they should not be bound by judgment. 632. Form and service of summons. 633. AflSdavit to accompany summons. 634. Answer. 635. Pleadings. 636. Trial; amount of verdict or decision. SUBCHAPTER V—DISCHARGE OF PERSONS IMPRISONED OX CIVIL PROCESS

661. 662. 663. 664. 665. 666. 667. 668. 669. 670. 671. 672.

Persons confined on execution issued on judgment; conditions for discharge. Notice of application for discharge. Service of notice. Examination before judge. Written interrogatories to prisoner. Oath of prisoner. Order for discharge. Frequency of applications for discharge. Finality of discharge. Judgment remains in force. Discharge on order of plaintiff. Discharge on failure of plaintiff to pay for support of prisoner.

Subchapter I—Judgments Generally § 511. Interest on judgments Judgments bear interest at the rate of 6 percent per annum from the date of entry. § 512. Satisfaction of judgment Satisfaction of a judgment may be entered in the clerk's docket upon an execution returned satisfied, or upon an acknowledgment of satisfaction, which may recite payment of the judgment in full or the acceptance by the judgment creditor or assignee of record of any lesser sum in full satisfaction thereof. The acknowledgment may be made in the manner prescribed by chapter 27 of Title 4 and filed with (he clerk or it may be made by indorsement on the face or the margin of the record. The acknowledgment or indorsement may be made by the judgment creditor, by the assignee of record, or by the attorney unless a revocation of his authority is filed. Whenever a judgment is satisfied in fact, otherwise than upon an execution, the party or attorney shall give the acknowledgment, or make the indorsement, and, upon motion, the court may compel it, or may order the entry of satisfaction to be made without it. § 513. Death of party before judgment If a party dies after a verdict or decision upon any issue of fact, and before judgment, the court may nevertheless render judgment thereon. The judgment is payable in the course of administration on his estate. § 514. Action against officer or person holding bond or covenant of indemnity; defense by and judgment against surety If an action is brought against an officer or person for an act for the doinsf of which he had theretofore received a valid bond or