scire facias sur mortgage

scire facias sur mortgage

Foreclosure. In some states, foreclosure proceedings are started by a judicial writ (scire facias) requiring the debtor to appear in court and show cause why there should not be proceedings upon the mortgage (sur mortgage). See judicial foreclosure.

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