548.12 LIEN DISCHARGED BY DEPOSIT OF MONEY, WHEN.
Whenever an appeal shall be taken from a docketed judgment, or any motion shall be
pending to set the same aside or for a new trial, the judgment debtor may deposit in court an
amount sufficient to secure the payment of such judgment, with all interest and costs likely to
accrue thereon pending the appeal or motion. The court shall make an order approving such
deposit, and thereupon the judgment lien upon the real estate of the debtor shall cease and be
transferred to the money so deposited. A certified copy of such order may be filed with the court
administrator in any county in which a transcript of the judgment shall have been docketed.
History: (9403) RL s 4275; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82