Can I get a judgement reversed because of illegal collection practices?

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Can I get a judgement reversed because of illegal collection practices?

A individual with a judgement against me contacted me and made a range of illegal threats. Is this enough to get the judgement reversed? I never had the opportunity to contest the judgement in court when it was entered, so I’d really like to get that chance. Brief history, this individual is someone who I had a restraining order against, and got the judgement so he could continue his harassment legally.

Asked on December 15, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, California

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whether or not you can get the judgment that was entered against you depends upon the facts that led to it being entered against you, how long the judgment has been entered and if any fraud led to its entry against you.

You have not set forth in detail the events as to how the judgment you are writing about was entered against you. I suggest that from what you have written you should immediately consult with an attorney experienced in the area of debt collection and its defense.


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