Life of an execution

(Law) the period when an execution is in force, or before it expires.

See also: Life

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It would be an unwarranted stretch to argue that such legislative work is in any measure an indication that the legislature intended for the courts to use the life of a judgment lien as the life of an execution.
That statute was construed by the Florida Supreme Court in 1950 and found to limit the life of an execution to 20 years.