Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2023 Regular Session
The KRS database was last updated on 06/07/2023
.005 Personal judgment in action to enforce mortgage or lien -- When mortgage may be enforced.
.006 Other liens to be stated in action to enforce lien -- Cross claim.
.010 Execution against property may issue on personal judgment.
.020 Form of execution against property.
.030 Execution not to issue for ten days -- Exception.
.035 Execution may issue until barred by limitation.
.040 Return of execution.
.050 Issuance of second or joint executions.
.060 Order of property sold when joint execution issued against personal representative, heir and devisee.
.070 Repealed, 1978.
.080 Counties to which executions may issue -- Liability for wrongful issuance.
.090 Sheriff not required to leave county to return.
.100 Plaintiff may designate agent to receive money.
.110 Execution from another county levied on land -- Duty of sheriff and clerk.
.120 Defendant's estate bound by execution from receipt by officer -- Time received to be noted -- Priority -- Apportionment.
.130 Order in which property shall be levied on and sold.
.140 Personalty insufficient, land may be sold.
.150 Defendant may select property to be sold -- May surrender property not levied on.
.160 Personal property -- Time and place of sale -- Advertisement.
.170 Growing crop -- When may be sold -- Passes with sale of land.
.180 Railroads -- Property subject to execution -- Receiver to enforce judgment.
.190 Land liable to execution -- What interest defendant must have therein.
.200 Sale of land -- Place of -- Advertisement -- Appraisement.
.205 Sale of vacant and abandoned real property to enforce mortgage or lien -- Proof of vacancy and abandonment -- Confirmation of sale and conveyance of property.
.210 Defendant may designate tract or part of tract to be sold -- Duty of officer -- Title papers.
.220 Redemption -- Right of -- Payment of money -- Possession of defendant.
.230 Conveyance of land subject to redemption.
.240 Redemption right may be sold -- Rights of defendant and purchaser.
.250 Conveyance to purchaser by sheriff.
.260 Motion for possession by purchaser -- notice -- judgment.
.270 Proceedings for possession if defendant had no title -- Damages.
.280 Proceedings for possession if title of defendant equitable or encumbered.
.290 Sale of encumbered property under execution -- Rights of purchaser, creditor -- Redemption -- Bond of purchaser of personalty -- Control of courts.
.295 Form of judgment in action for possession of specific personal property.
.300 Specific property -- Execution on judgment for.
.310 Livestock -- Execution on -- Quashed or stayed -- Duty and cost of caring for.
.320 Sales invalid if made by fraud or collusion -- Proceedings to set aside -- When lien not affected.
.330 Purchase by officer at sale made by him void.
.340 Duty of officer in advertising sale under execution -- Returning equitable writ -- Defense.
.350 Liability of officer for failing to make return in time -- Exceptions.
.360 Money collected by officer on execution -- Liability for failure to pay over -- Duty on stay of proceedings -- Remedies.
.370 Payment on execution after return day -- Effect.
.380 Officer paying execution -- Assignment -- Substitution.
.381 Proceedings for discovery and satisfaction of judgment.
.382 Answer to be verified -- Court may enforce discoveries.
.383 Creation of lien on defendant's property.
.384 Court may compel surrender of property.
.390 Repealed, 1976.
.400 Repealed, 1976
.410 Repealed, 1976.
.420 Choses in action -- Petition for discovery -- Sale.
.430 Judgments in equity -- How enforced -- Issuance and return of execution.
.440 Property levied on but unsold -- Writ authorizing and commanding sale -- Form of -- Proceedings.
.450 Replevy of judgment allowed before execution issues -- Form of bond.
.460 Executions that may be replevied -- Form of bond.
.470 Judgments and executions that may not be replevied.
.480 Agreement to waive right to replevy.
.490 Sale bond -- Where no replevin and sale made on three months' time -- Form.
.500 Surplus proceeds of sale -- Disposition.
.510 Motions authorized by KRS 426.010 to 426.500 or 426.990 -- Limitation.
.520 Appraisal of real property before judicial sale.
.522 Public, judicial sale of real or personal property -- When conducted by licensed auctioneer.
.525 Mortgage foreclosure forbidden -- Rights of mortgagee after default.
.530 Right of redemption -- Manner of redeeming -- Purchaser to receive writ of possession and deed.
.540 Redemption right may be sold -- Rights of purchaser and debtor -- Report of sale.
.550 Death of party after sale under court order -- Revivor not necessary.
.551 Issual of execution after death of plaintiff -- Who treated as plaintiff.
.552 Affidavit and other documents required before issuance of execution -- When bond required.
.553 Execution against surviving defendant.
.554 Court may quash execution improperly issued.
.555 Procedure in case of death of execution defendant.
.560 Newspaper advertisement required in execution and judicial sales.
.570 Conveyances to be made by commissioner -- Deed of partition.
.571 When commissioner may convey real property -- Death of party after sale.
.572 Requisites of commissioner's deed.
.573 Title passed by deed made pursuant to judgment.
.574 Title passed by deed made pursuant to order of sale.
.575 Court to examine and approve deed.
.576 Commissioner to sign -- Names of parties to be stated.
.577 Where deed to be recorded.
.580 Forthcoming bond for personalty levied on -- Form -- Effect.
.590 Failure to deliver property on forthcoming bond -- Return of officer -- Liability of surety -- Execution for balance due.
.600 Liability of officer for failure to return forthcoming bond.
.610 Bonds having the effect of a judgment -- General provisions for.
.615 Execution plaintiff may substitute for officer in action for recovery of property taken under execution or rent attachment.
.620 Repealed, 1976.
.625 Repealed, 1976.
.630 Repealed, 1976.
.635 Repealed, 1952.
.640 Bond required for suspension of sale of personal property.
.645 Property to be appraised for purpose of taking bond.
.650 Repealed, 1984.
.655 Trial of motion for judgment on bond -- Judgment -- Execution.
.660 Trial of objection to appraisement.
.665 Bond not to discharge levy -- Motion to discharge.
.670 Repealed, 1978.
.675 Certain jury trials of right of property abolished.
.680 Procedure for levy of execution on jointly owned property.
.685 Provisions governing sales by court order of indivisible real property.
.690 Procedure in action to enforce lien where other liens exist against real property.
.695 Sale of indivisible personal property -- Payment of excess -- Proceeds.
.700 Time, place and terms of sale -- Notice.
.705 Bond required of purchaser.
.710 Purchaser of personal property entitled to it.
.715 Lien on realty as security for purchase money -- Release.
.720 Final judgment to act as lien on realty -- Judgment creditor's notice requirements -- Methods of service. (Effective until June 29, 2023)
.720 Final judgment to act as lien on realty -- Judgment creditor's notice requirements -- Methods of service -- Expiration of judgment lien. (Effective June 29, 2023)
.955 Filing and status of foreign judgments.
.960 Notice of filing.
.970 Filing fee.
.975 Right to bring action unimpaired.