How do i protect my judgment against someone in bankruptcy?
If the judgment debtor is already in bankruptcy, there is nothing you can do. If the judgment is for a debt for which discharge is not allowed, it survives the bankruptcy. If no bankruptcy has been filed, you can try to attach or levy on some property of the debtor that has some value, or equity. ...
Can you file a judgment against a person without a lawyer?
You would be filing a Complaint for judgment. If you have already received a judgment from the court and the other party owns real estate you should inquire at the court about having the judgment recorded in the land records. The real estate cannot be sold or refinanced until the judgment is paid. Judgments are generally handled by the sheriff's department. ...
What is the statute of limitations on a judgment in Colorado?
If there is a judgment you have already lost in court. There is no statute of limitations. ...
Is wage garnishment for a defaulted student loan considered an outstanding judgment?
In the US, a student loan collection company that is garnishing your wages will already have a court judgment against you. You can get out of the judgment and garnishment by consolidating your loans. Click the link at the bottom of this text box to get help with the consolidation of your loans. ...
Can your checking account in Texas be garnished due to a debt in another State?
The creditor would need to obtain a lawsuit judgment from the Texas court before wage garnishment would be allowed. Texas only allows garnishment of wages when there are no other means for a judgment creditor to collect a debt owed. If a judgment has already been entered against the debtor in a different state, the judgment creditor can place a "foreign" judgment lien against property owned by the debtor. ...
If a lender is already in bankruptcy can they still file a deficiency judgment against you in the state of Florida?
Unclear whether the deficiency would be filed by the lender or by the trustee of the bankruptcy estate. ...
If a judgment was already on you Can someone raise the amount of the judgment and go after you?
A judgment collects interest for as long as it remains unsatisfied (paid). Likewise a judgment can be executed at any time before it expires against any non protected property belonging to the debtor. Most states allow judgments to be valid for 10-20 years and many are renewable, meaning they can last indefinitely. ...
Can a joint bank account between a mother and son be levied by a judgment creditor when only the son is the debtor?
Yes. Judgments can be executed against joint accounts with the exception of accounts held by a married couple as Tenancy By The Entirety when only one spouse is the debtor. The usual procedure is for the account to be frozen and the non debtor account holder filing a motion with the court to have the portion of funds belonging to them released. The best option if the debtor believes he or she may be sued, is to remove themselves from the...
Asked in Landlord-Tenant Issues
Can you loose your section 8 if your being terminate from your landlord if your lease is already up?
You can only lose your section 8 voucher if you violate the terms of your lease, the landlord files eviction proceedings against you, and wins a judgment against you for eviction. ...
Asked in Deeds and Ownership, Legal Documents
How do you get a judgment satisfied that has already been settled?
You should go to the court that issued the original judgment and inquire about a 'judgment satisfied' document that could be recorded in the land records. ...
Asked in Income Garnishment, Massachusetts, Oklahoma
If you move to Massachusetts can your wages still be garnished for a repossession in Oklahoma?
Yes, but the creditor would have to sue in the debtor's state court in the county where the debtor resides and if awarded a judgment execute the writ under the laws of Massachusetts not Oklahoma. If the judgment creditor already holds a writ of judgment in Oklahoma they can file it as an abstract judgment against the debtor's real property without the necessity of court procedure. ...
Asked in Civil Process
Can a judgment lien holder levy on a bank account?
Not if the judgment has already been executed as a lien against real property. A judgment writ can, however, be used to levy a bank account even if the account is jointly held. The exception is, when the account is held as Tenancy By the Entirety by a married couple and only one spouse is the named debtor. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Marriage, Polygamy
What can you do about polygamy?
We have already done something about it in the United States. It is against the law. We have already done something about it in the United States. It is against the law. We have already done something about it in the United States. It is against the law. We have already done something about it in the United States. It is against the law. ...
What is the statute of limitations on getting a judgment against you for a car repossession and how can you find out if it has already been done?
Call a LOCAL attorney for state specific advice. Check at your local courthouse for the judgments records. ...
You have 2 accounts with this one borrower they already have a garnishment against you on the first account and know they are threating a lien against your property you dont have any property what sho?
Pay your bill! If there is no property to attach or lien and they are already garnishing your wages then they can ask the judge to debit additional monies until they max out local/state garnishment laws. There are personal assets, bank accounts, vehicles, anything of value that can be considered assets. I suggest communicating with the borrower and pay! ...
Can you file a lien against real estate for past due child support?
Yes. File a lawsuit in the appropriate state court then assuming a judgment is granted, execute the judgment as a real property lien against the non compliant parent. In some states the social service agency in charge will assist the custodial parent if there is a court order for child support already in place. ...
Asked in Debt Collection, Court Procedure
What is a judgment and do you have to go to court?
If a judgement has already been made against you it is already too late to defend yourself in court. If you disagree with the judgement, you could file a motion for a re-hearing. However, if you WERE originally notified to appear, but declined to attend, then you may have no grounds to appeal. ...