Whatt o do if I was awarded a judgement from a woman in the amount of $1199 but she has not made an attempt to pay?

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Whatt o do if I was awarded a judgement from a woman in the amount of $1199 but she has not made an attempt to pay?

I was awarded the judgement from alnost a month ago. How can I proceed to get my money?

Asked on April 3, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Illinois

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Once you obtain a judgement against some one you can collect by any means that your state law allows.  You can garnish wages, levy a bank account, file a lien against real property.  They key is getting the correct paperwork done to do these things.  It can be difficult. There are collection agencies that will help you for a portion of the money that they collect. Good luck.


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