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Pay it in full, make a settlement agreement to pay a lesser amount in lieu of full payment or file for bankruptcy.

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Q: How does one become clear of a civil judgment?
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Can a civil lawsuit result in a garnishment?

A civil suit after a judgment is obtained but not before can definitely result in a garnishment of the judgment debtor's salary. That is one of the most widely used methods of collecting on a judgment when the debtor does not have assets from which to pay the debt.

Can a civil judgment be filed in more than one county after it has been paid off?

I would also have to add that when you agree and pay off a debt, you need to be clear that the entry to the court states with or without prejuduce to be clear that thety can or cannot come after you at a later date Once a judgment has been paid off, there should be no further efforts to collect. If the judgment debtor is improperly trying to collect more than what is owed, a motion for relief filed with court where the judgment was entered may necessary.

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What is status active on a civil jugement by a credit card company?

it means that the judgment is enforceable if they have obtained one on you

Can you be put in jail for not paying a judgment against you?

No. Judgments for debt owed is a civil matter not a criminal one.

Can a creditor with a judgment lien a clear vehicle title for a car with more than one owner on the title?


Can a trust's property be taken if one of the trustees has a judgment against him?

A judgment against the trustee in his individual capacity will not affect the trust property. A judgment against the trustee as the trustee will become a lien on the trust property.

What is renewal of judgment mean?

A civil judgment expires after a statutory period of time which varies by state or jurisdiction. Before the time period expires, one can file essentially for an extension, or in other words, a renewal of the judgment to extend the time period.

Can a civil judgment result in the repossession of a car that is co owned?

If the civil judgment is due to not making payments for an auto loan on the car that is in question, then yes, that car may be repossessed as a result of the judgment. If there is a judgment against both owners of the car (i.e., if the co-owners are both listed as defendants), then the car is considered an asset and may be repossessed unless there is proof that the car is required for one or all of the co-owners to earn money in order to pay the judgment. If there is a judgment against only one of the owners of the car (i.e., if one of the co-owners is listed as a defendant, but ANY of the others are not), then no, the vehicle may not be repossessed.

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What is a civil judgment?

The judgment is just the final rendering of the judge or jury's decision in a civil case. It might include a finding that one party owes money to the other. It might include a declaration of rights and responsibilties. It could be many things depending on the facts and circumstances of the case.

Can you sell property if you bought the same property off some one who has a civil suit against him?

As long as there is no lien on the property you can. If the civil suit is pending, then no judgment lien has attached to the property and you can buy it free and clear. If the civil suit relates directly to the property, the plaintiff may have put a lis pendens on it which is a type of pre-judgment lien that is permitted in some cases when the lawsuit is over the property itself. In addition, if the suit is for work done on the house by a contractor, there may be a mechanics' lien on the property. This is another pre-judgment lien that is permitted. In any event, if the civil suit is merely an action on a debt or a tort, the mere pendency of a civil suit does not create a lien on the property. Absent a lis pendens or mechanic's lien, the property may be purchased from the defendant and sold.

Can a civil claim judgment in one county be enforced as a lien against real property in other county?

No, it would be out of their jurisdiction and not enforceable.

How did one become a slave during the civil war?

If you were black, you your automatically a slave.

If in a chapter 13 can a judgment still be filed?

Yes, it will just mean that you will become one of the claimants among many others.

What is the time limit for setting aside a court order based on fraud?

Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, in the federal court system, you must make a motion to set aside a judgment based on fraud within a reasonable time after entry of the judgment but in no event later than one year after entry of the judgment. State court rules may be different so you will have to review them if the judgment is a state court judgment.

Will it hurt you in being able to buy a house or car if you lose a civil suit against you?

Probably, in most cases a judgment is entered against the defendant. A judgment will remain on a person's credit report for seven years from the time of entry and if renewable can be reentered on one's CR. The length of time a judgment remains public record depends upon the laws of the state in which the judgment is entered.

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Proposed counter-judgment, how do you file one?

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A great way to become a structural engineer is to get a college degree in Civil Engineering. Structural engineering is a part of the Civil Engineering field. A license is also required to be a structural engineer.

I have a debt in which a judgment was issued against me. Can the creditor holding that judgment lien my car once it is paid off?

Yes. Actually the judgment creditor does not need to wait for the vehicle to be clear of other encumberances. Judgment liens can be filed within the time limit assessed by the laws of the state which granted them. Therefore real property belonging to a debtor can have more than one valid lien at a time attached to such.

When does a judgment lien take effect the day of the judgment or the filing of the transcript in Colorado?

A judgment lien takes affect the day of the judement, HOWEVER, it must be recorded right away. If a subsequent judgment lien is recorded first then the first judgment lien would lose it's place in Massachusetts and become second in priority. Massachusetts is a "race notice" state. The first one to record the document in the land records wins!

Can the possible judgment in a civil suit be included in a bankruptcy petition as a 'debt'?

Civil suits must be entered in the statement of Financial Affairs if within one year of filing (if it has not gone to judgment, enter it even if it was filed over a year ago). There cannot be a civil suit without a damage claim of some sort (except in rare cases), so the plaintiff is a creditor, to be listed in Schedule D, E or F, depending on the nature of the claim.

What happens if you refuse court papers from a process server hired by an attorney or collection agency?

If the issue is one of a civil suit, the lawsuit will continue without the defendant responding. In such cases the plaintiff is awarded a default judgment and can execute that judgment in the manner allowed by the debtor's state.

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