(a) In General. Process to enforce a judgment for the payment of money shall be a writ of execution, unless the court directs otherwise. The procedure on execution, in proceedings supplementary to and in aid of a judgment, and in proceedings on and in aid of execution shall be in accordance with the practice and procedure of the State. In aid of the judgment or execution, the judgment creditor or a successor in interest when that interest appears of record, may obtain discovery from any person, including the judgment debtor, in the manner provided in these rules.
[As amended; effective January 1, 2005.]
(b) Service of Notice of Entry Required Prior to Execution. Prior to execution upon a judgment, service of written notice of entry of the judgment must be made in accordance with Rule 58(e).
Added; effective January 1, 2005.]
The amendment to subdivision (a) is technical. Subdivision (b) is added to the rule to clarify that execution on a judgment may not be had unless notice of entry of the judgment is first served as required by Rule 58(e). There is no federal counterpart to this provision.