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How do you file for a judgment for an unpaid promissory note?


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Answered 2006-03-26 04:02:08

The creditor (holder of the note) would need to file a lawsuit in the court of jurisdiction where the debtor(borrower) resides. If the creditor prevails in the suit a judgment will be entered against the borrower. The creditor can then execute the judgment in accordance with the laws of the debtor's state.

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