Levying Tangible Personal Property

Levying Tangible Personal Property
Blog on 18 Nov , 2014
Levies against tangible personal property-physical objects having value. This includes stock certificates, bonds, cameras, stamps, coins, computers, stereos, jewelry, tools, recreational equipment, weapons, luxury clothing (such as a mink coat), art, precious metals and the like. The property must be owned by the debtor and be in his possession.Seizing personal property should usually be a...
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Real Property Levy In California

Real Property Levy In California
Blog on 11 Nov , 2014
HOW TO LEVY ON REAL PROPERTY IN CALIFORNIA A levy is the procedure that allows seizure and sale of the debtor’s assets, including his or her real property, to satisfy the judgment.One of the most important things to consider when initiating a levy and seeking an order of sale for the judgment debtor’s interest in real property is that if it is the judgment debtor’s residence, there is an ex...
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Motor Vehicle Levies

Motor Vehicle Levies
Blog on 15 Sep , 2014
COLLECTION FACTORS  High  Moderate  Low  Potential costs to you  x     Potential for producing cash      x Potential for settlement x      Potential time and trouble x      Potential for debtor bankruptcy      xMotor Vehicle Levying and Problems With Levies California law permits a judgment creditor to go after a debtor's motor vehic...
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Alaska Judgment Collection

Alaska Judgment Collection
Blog on 10 Sep , 2014
Alaska Judgment Recovery Information A judgment generally may be enforced for a period of 10 years from the date of entry in the State of Alaska.  The judgment may become a lien upon the non-exempt real property of a judgment debtor if  the judgment creditor record a certified copy of the judgment at the recorder's office of a recording district. The lien continues during the time execution may...
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Judgment Recovery – On Going Business

Judgment Recovery – On Going Business
Blog on 24 Aug , 2014
If you have a judgment against a going business whether it is a corporation, partnership or individual proprietorship you are entitled to have the levying officer do any or all of the following:make a one-time collection of cash and checks in the cash register. remain on the premises, collecting receipts as they come in, and make an inventory of the business assets. seize all visible pers...
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Third Party Levy – Judgment Collection

Third Party Levy – Judgment Collection
Blog on 5 Aug , 2014
Third Party Levy- Levying On Obligations Owed to Debtor By Third Parties ONE POTENTIAL SOURCE of funds for satisfying your judgment is debts and obligations that other parties owe the judgment debtor. The law gives you the right to require these third parties to pay what they owe to you instead of to the judgment debtor (CCP §700.170)If a third party has the debtor's property in his/her posse...
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Common problems with court judgments.

Common problems with court judgments.
Blog on 27 Jun , 2014
In order to recover your judgment, you must use the correct name of the person or business that owes you money. If the name listed is incorrect, you may not be able to recover your judgment. If this is the case, the plaintiff may request to amend the judgment to include the appropriate and legal name(s).You can request a new judgment with the correct name if: The name on the judgment is spe...
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How to start the judgment recovery from a another state?

How to start the judgment recovery from a another state?
Blog on 24 Jun , 2014
NOTE: The judgments are not entered in California as small claims judgment, even if they were originally small claims judgments; they are entered as civil judgments. Out of state judgment If a creditor previously obtained an out of state judgment, and now wishes to recover it in California, then the judgment must be registered in California courts. One reason is that the California Sheriff's Dep...
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WAGE GARNISHMENT

WAGE GARNISHMENT
Blog on 20 Jun , 2014
Impact of a Wage Garnishment Limits on Wage GarnishmentProceeding Against the Debtor's Wages - Wage Garnishment If the debtor is working, you may be able to intercept a portion of his wages in order to satisfy your judgment. This process is known as a wage garnishment. You can garnish wages relatively quickly and cheaply If:The judgment debtor works as an employee (not an independen...
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COLLECTION ATTORNEY FORWARDING

COLLECTION ATTORNEY FORWARDING
Blog on 1 Jan , 1990
1.The Collection Attorney's Initial Efforts. 2. What Will an Collection Attorney Need in the Way of Court Costs? 3. What is a Suite Fee? 4. What Papers are Necessary to Commence a Suit? 5. What if the Suite is Contested? 6. What Actually Goes On on the Day of Trial? 7. What Else is Helpful to Know About Pursuing a Commercial Claim? The Collection Attorney Initial Efforts. ...
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