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If there is a judgment against you, the best thing to do is to pay. It will remain on your record indefinitely if you do not. You can argue the judgment in court, but once a judgment is entered it will likely not be reversed.

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If you have a judgment against you and you die do the judgment disappear?

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IF its from a small claims court,they almost never have the ability to back up the judgment, most likely it will go against your credit rating if its an order to pay up !


Is a judgment against everything that you own or are judgments against specific things?

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A creditor won a judgment against me and the estate of my marriage for a debt incurred prior to my marriage can my husband's wages be garnished to collect on this judgment?

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