Chapter 5. Interest and Costs - California Code of Civil Procedure Section 685.050
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685.050. (a) If a writ is issued pursuant to this title to enforce
a judgment, the costs and interest to be satisfied in a levy under
the writ are the following:
(1) The statutory fee for issuance of the writ.
(2) The amount of interest that has accrued from the date of entry
or renewal of the judgment to the date of issuance of the writ, as
adjusted for partial satisfactions, if the judgment creditor has
filed an affidavit with the court clerk stating such amount.
(3) The amount of interest that accrues on the principal amount of
the judgment remaining unsatisfied from the date of issuance of the
writ until the date interest ceases to accrue.
(4) The levying officer's statutory costs for performing the
duties under the writ.
(b) In a levy under the writ, the levying officer shall do all of
(1) Collect the amount of costs and interest entered on the writ
pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (a).
(2) Compute and collect the amount of additional interest required
to be collected by paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) by reference to
the daily interest entered on the writ. If amounts collected
periodically do not fully satisfy the money judgment, the levying
officer shall adjust the amount of daily interest to reflect the
partial satisfactions, and make later collections by reference to the
adjusted amount of daily interest.
(3) Determine and collect the amount of additional costs pursuant
to paragraph (4) of subdivision (a).
Last modified: February 16, 2015