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How does one become clear of a civil judgment?


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2005-10-15 14:08:50
2005-10-15 14:08:50

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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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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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!

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.

You become one of the creditors of the estate. Whether you receive anything depends on the size of the estate and the size of the claims on it.

"Judgment-proof" means that even if a plaintiff obtains its civil judgment against its defendant, the defendant has no assets from on which the court can levy in proceedings in aid of execution to satisfy the judgment. It also generally implies that as a result the defendant is not worth being sued, because the possibility of ultimately recovering a money judgment is nil.Added: There is no such legal principle as judgment proof. It is not a defense to a lawsuit. One can obtain a judgment against a defendant, regardless of the ability to collect the judgment. Plaintiffs often choose to proceed against defendants who appear to be judgment proof because they believe that the defendant will eventually have assets or income against which to collect.You are correct. The status of being judgment-proof is as a matter of fact and not a matter of law. Which is why I used the word "implied" and not the word "holds". Therefore, it is legal to the extent that as a matter of fact the judgment cannot be satisfied.

concurring judgment A concurring judgment is one in which the reasoning is different, but not the end result. (A dissenting judgment, however, is one that differs in the result from that of the majority.)

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