judicial sale

A sale made under the judgment or order of a court of competent authority by the sheriff or other legally appointed and commissioned to sell, the court being the vendor, while the officer appointed to sell is a mere ministerial agent. Hayes v Betts, 227 Ala 630, 151 So 692, 95 ALR 1484. See bid; execution sale; redemption; reserved price; stifling bids; upset price.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • vacation of judicial sale — The setting aside of a judicial sale by a direct attack upon the order of sale or the sale for want of jurisdiction, fraud, collusion, accident, mutual mistake, breach of trust, or misconduct of the purchaser or other person connected with the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • sale — A contract between two parties, called, respectively, the seller (or vendor) and the buyer (or purchaser), by which the former, in consideration of the payment or promise of payment of a certain price in money, transfers to the latter the title… …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial — Belonging to the office of a judge; as judicial authority. Relating to or connected with the administration of justice; as a judicial officer. Having the character of judgment or formal legal procedure; as a judicial act. Proceeding from a court… …   Black's law dictionary

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