New Jersey Statute NJSA 2A:17-36. Adjournments of sale of real estate.
NJSA 2A:17-36. Adjournments of sale of real estate provides that a sheriff or other officer selling real estate by virtue of an execution may make two adjournments of the sale, and no more, to any time, not exceeding 14 calendar days for each adjournment. However, a court of competent jurisdiction may, for cause, order further adjournments.
In New Jersey, a Sheriff’s sale of a foreclosure property can be adjourned (fancy for postponed) twice by the Sheriff at the request of the homeowner for any reason. Each of these adjournment shall be for not more than 14 days. The lender may request an adjournment as many times as it wants without reason. Once the two “free” adjournments have been exhausted, the homeowner may apply to the Court by Motion for further adjournments provided good cause has been shown to the Court.
For assistance in obtaining an adjournment of a sheriff’s sale of a foreclosure home, contact your local Sheriff department or a qualified NJ foreclosure lawyer in New Jersey.