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Chapter 17.
Judgments and Decrees Generally
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  • Article 1.
    In General
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  • § 8.01-426
    "Judgment" includes decree
    § 8.01-427
    Persons entitled under decree deemed judgment creditors; execution on decree
    § 8.01-427.1
    § 8.01-428
    Setting aside default judgments; clerical mistakes; independent actions to relieve party from judgment or proceedings; grounds and time limitations
    § 8.01-429
    Action of appellate court when there might be redress under § 8.01-428
    § 8.01-430
    When final judgment to be entered after verdict set aside
  • Article 3.
    When There Are Several Defendants
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  • § 8.01-442
    In joint actions on contract plaintiff, though barred as to some, may have judgment against others
    § 8.01-443
    Joint wrongdoers; effect of judgment against one
    § 8.01-444
    Where new parties added; if some not liable, how judgment entered
  • Article 4.
    Distinction Between Term and Vacation Abolished
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  • § 8.01-445
    Distinction between term and vacation abolished; effect of time
  • Article 5.
    Keeping of Docket Books; Execution Thereon; Disposal of Exhibits
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  • § 8.01-446
    Clerks to keep judgment dockets; what judgments to be docketed therein
    § 8.01-446.1
    Keeping of docket books by clerk of court using micrographic process; form
    § 8.01-447
    Docketing of judgments and decrees of United States courts
    § 8.01-448
    Attorney General, etc., to have judgments in favor of Commonwealth docketed
    § 8.01-449
    How judgments are docketed
    § 8.01-450
    How indexed
    § 8.01-451
    Judgments to be docketed and indexed in new names of judgment debtors; how execution may thereafter issue
    § 8.01-452
    Entry of assignment of judgment on judgment lien docket
    § 8.01-452.1
    Disposal of exhibits in civil cases
  • Article 6.
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  • § 8.01-453
    When and how payment or discharge entered on judgment docket
    § 8.01-454
    Judgment, when satisfied, to be so noted by creditor
    § 8.01-455
    Court, on motion of defendant, etc., may have payment of judgment entered
    § 8.01-456
    Satisfaction of judgment when judgment creditor cannot be located
    § 8.01-457
    Marking satisfied judgments for Commonwealth; payment by third parties releasing recognizances
  • Article 7.
    Lien and Enforcement Thereof
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  • § 8.01-458
    From what time judgment to be a lien on real estate; docketing revived judgment
    § 8.01-459
    Priority of judgments
    § 8.01-460
    Decree for support and maintenance of spouse or infant children of parties as lien on real estate
    § 8.01-461
    Abstracts of judgments
    § 8.01-462
    Jurisdiction of equity to enforce lien of judgment; when it may decree sale
    § 8.01-463
    Enforcement of lien when judgment does not exceed $25,000
    § 8.01-464
    Order of liability between alienees of different parts of estate
    § 8.01-465
    Chapter embraces recognizances and bonds having force of judgment