Once A Judgment Is Obtained, How Can It Be Collected?

Depending on the debtor's resources and applicable law, the following options are available: wage garnishment, non­exempt asset seizure and/or execution against third parties who hold property of the debtor. Confused? You should be. Except perhaps for garnishment of wages, these are concepts that are unfamiliar to most people.

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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