Can You Collect Interest On An Unpaid Judgment?

Yes. Interest began accruing the day a judgment was issued. The rate is 10% percent per year, simple interest. A judgment may be worth significantly more today than the day it was issued.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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