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If someone has a civil judgment against you, it is possible that your assets may be ats risk. However, the laws of most states also protect a portion of your assets. The types an amounts of property that you can protect from a judgment creditor will vary be state. However, it is usually not very cost effective for a judgment creditor to go after the debtor's car. Having a civil judgment on your credit history will make it more difficult for you to get a car loan. It will be difficult, but not impossible.

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