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The DC Code: § 40-303.20 Judgment for deficiency upon sale.

Index40 Liens. (Refs & Annos)

In any suit brought to enforce a lien by virtue of the provisions aforesaid, if the proceeds of the property affected thereby shall be insufficient to satisfy such lien, a personal judgment for the deficiency may be given in favor of the lien or against the owner of the premises or the original contractor, as the case may be, whichever contracted with him for the labor or materials furnished by him, provided such person be a party to the suit and shall have been personally served with process therein.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 38-122. 1973 Ed., § 38-122. DC CODE § 40-303.20 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1388, ch. 854, § 1258.)