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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-246

§1‑246.  Assignment of judgment to be entered on judgment docket, signedand witnessed.

No assignment of judgmentshall be valid at law to pass any property as against creditors or purchasersfor a valuable consideration from the donor, bargainor, or assignor, but fromthe entry of such assignment on the margin of the judgment docket opposite thesaid judgment, signed by the owner of said judgment, or his attorney underpower of attorney or his attorney of record, and witnessed by the clerk or thedeputy clerk of the superior court of the county in which said judgment isdocketed: Provided, that when an  assignment of judgment is duly executed bythe owner or owners of the judgment and recorded in the office of the clerk ofthe superior court of the county in which the judgment is docketed and aspecific reference thereto is made on the margin of the judgment docketopposite the judgment to be assigned, it shall operate as a complete and validtransfer and assignment of the judgment. (1941, c. 61; 1945, c. 154.)