(1) Subject to the requirements of ORS 221.344, enforcement proceedings on a judgment docketed by a municipal court may include:
(a) Writ of execution proceedings for personal property under ORS 18.252 to 18.993.
(b) Proceedings in support of execution under ORS 18.265, 18.268 and 18.270.
(c) Garnishment proceedings under ORS 18.600 to 18.850.
(2) In addition to the enforcement proceedings specified in subsection (1) of this section, a docketed municipal court judgment may be enforced by the court that rendered the judgment through the issuance of a writ of execution on real property under ORS 18.252 to 18.993. A writ of execution on real property may be issued by a municipal court only after a certified copy of the judgment or a lien record abstract for the judgment is recorded in the County Clerk Lien Record for the county in which the municipal court is located.
(3) ORS 18.038, 18.042, 18.048 and 137.071 apply to judgments rendered in municipal courts.
(4) The provisions of this section apply to all judgments docketed in municipal courts, including judgments imposed in violation proceedings and other criminal proceedings. [1999 c.788 §8; 2001 c.249 §76; 2003 c.576 §98]
Note: Section 62 (4) and (5), chapter 788, Oregon Laws 1999, provides:
Sec. 62. (4) Except as provided in subsection (5) of this section, sections 8 and 9 of this 1999 Act [221.346 and 221.351] apply only to judgments issued by municipal courts on or after the effective date of this 1999 Act [October 23, 1999].
(5) A judgment issued by a municipal court before the effective date of this 1999 Act may be enforced in the manner provided by sections 8 and 9 of this 1999 Act if:
(a) The municipal court has registered with the Department of Revenue in the manner required by section 7 of this 1999 Act [221.344];
(b) The municipal court has established a docket that conforms to the requirements in section 10 of this 1999 Act [221.352];
(c) The judgment has not expired under the provisions of section 17 of this 1999 Act [18.194] and has been docketed in the docket of the municipal court; and
(d) Before the docketing of the judgment, the judgment debtor has been given written notice of the docketing, by personal service or certified mail, return receipt requested, and has been afforded an opportunity to be heard. [1999 c.788 §62(4),(5)]Section: Previous 221.337 221.339 221.340 221.342 221.343 221.344 221.345 221.346 221.347 221.348 221.349 221.350 221.351 221.352 221.353 Next
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