What happens when a judgement is filed against you?

Answer If you defend yourself in a debt lawsuit and lose or neglect to appear at the hearing after being sued, the judge will grant a judgment to the plaintiff. The plaintiff then becomes a "judgment cred... Read More »

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What happens when a police report is filed against you?

Filing police reports against someone is only the beginning of a process. The eventual outcome of the report depends on the facts and specific circumstances. Either charges are filed or the matter ... Read More »

What happens to a judgement balance in a real estate short sale in New York state. If there is no equity in the sale will the judgement be released?

In any state, Judgements are usually filed with a court. In order for the Judgement to be released, someone -- preferably the party that filed the Judgement -- must be satisfied before the Judgemen... Read More »

What happens when you don't pay a child support judgement?

It varies from state to state, but in general you can have your license suspended, income tax return taken, pay check garnished, and/or face jail time. When making child support payments NEVER NEV... Read More »

What Happens When a Motion to Compel Is Filed?

A motion to compel can be submitted in both the criminal and civil context. It is a request from one party for the opposing party to reveal or turn over evidence that is considered material and per... Read More »