Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 7. Sale on Execution

Validation Of Defective Judicial Sales

25-13-714. Validation of defective judicial sales. All judicial sales of real property prior to January 1, 1973, provided no action is pending on July 1, 1973, to set such sale aside, where made in this state on proceedings to satisfy valid judgments or decrees of any court and the moneys bidden thereon paid to the officer making such sale, shall be valid and sufficient in law to sustain a sheriff's deed based on such sale and, when no such deed has been executed, shall entitle such purchaser to such deed; and such deed, if now or when executed, shall be sufficient to convey all the title of the judgment debtor at the time of such sale in the premises so sold to the purchaser at said sale, and all defects or irregularities in the issuance of execution, the manner of making or conducting the sale, or the recitals or references in such deed shall be disregarded, and such sale shall not be invalidated by reason of any such defect or irregularity.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 80, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 93-5846.