Rule 3027. Writ of Revival. Entry. Lien.

 (a)  Upon issuance of the writ of revival or the filing of an agreement to revive, the prothonotary shall enter it in the judgment index against each defendant and terre tenant named therein.

   Official Note

   Adopted October 1, 1964, effective April 1, 1965.

 (b)  The writ or agreement, when entered in the judgment index shall

   (1) continue the lien upon real property located in the county which is subject to the lien of the judgment which is sought to be revived,

   (2) create a lien upon all other real property located in the county, title to which at the time of entry in the judgment index is recorded in the name of the defendant, and

   Official Note

   The lien attaches whether or not the real property was owned by the defendant at the time the original judgment was entered in the judgment index or the lien of the judgment was previously revived and whether or not the lien of the judgment had been lost as to the property. The priority of the lien is preserved only if the praecipe or the agreement is filed within the five-year period prescribed by these rules.

   (3) create a lien upon all other real property located in the county, title to which at the time of entry in the judgment index is recorded in the name of a terre-tenant, and which was subject to the lien of the judgment sought to be revived but the lien lapsed prior to the entry of the writ or agreement in the judgment index.

 (c)  The lien of a writ of revival or of an agreement to revive shall continue for a period of five years from the date on which the writ or agreement was entered in the judgment index.

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 3027 adopted October 1, 1964, effective April 1, 1965; amended June 15, 1994, effective July 1, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 3215; amended December 19, 2003, effective July 1, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 22. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (213387) to (213388).



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