judgment collection

Judgment Collection Can Be a Bumpy Ride – Let Us Smooth I...

Have you ever had the opportunity to attempt collecting a civil judgment? If so, how would you describe the experience? One of the analogies we think fits best is driving off road. So much so that we like to say that collecting judgments is a bumpy ride. Perhaps you would agree. Our goal at...

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Idaho, judgment collection

Idaho Judgments: Why They Are Best Left to Collection Age...

Like courts in every other state, Idaho courts render civil judgments just about every day. Many of those judgments are monetary judgments, meaning one party is ordered to pay a monetary award to the other. They are the types of judgments we specialize in. We assist clients in Idaho in their...

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debt collection, Idaho

Garnishment Is Just One Means of Collecting a Judgment in...

Judgment creditors in Idaho have access to several means of collection. Garnishment is just one of them. We suspect a lot of people have heard about garnishment but do not truly understand what it is. This post will explain the basics of garnishment and why it might not be the best option....

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Applying Return-on-Investment Principles to Judgment Coll...

Just about every business professional is familiar with the concept of return on investment (ROI). It is a principle that guides business decisions among both small companies and big corporations alike. It turns out we can apply ROI principles to judgment collection. Doing so is not a bad idea if...

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Arizona

What Are the Primary Means of Enforcing Arizona Judgments?

Monetary judgments are civil court decisions involving some sort of monetary award or penalty. Ideally, the losing party in a civil lawsuit would immediately pay what is owed and be done with it. But that is not how things usually work out. When debtors fail to voluntarily pay up, creditors are...

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6 Things to Think About Before Enforcing a Judgment

If there is one thing that we have learned over many years of collecting judgments, it is that every case is unique in some way. There are standard rules and procedures we can apply to every case, yet each case has its own peculiarities. Therefore, it is in everyone’s best interests to...

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Collection Tools Don’t Work if You Don’t Know...

It is not unusual for companies trying to collect bad debts to ask why they should take debtors to court rather than just sending the debts to a collection agency. Going to court opens the door to additional collection tools that are otherwise unavailable, assuming that the company wins the case....

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Debt Collection or Civil Lawsuit: Which Is the Better Opt...

It is not terribly difficult to understand why someone might file a personal injury lawsuit. Civil lawsuits filed by government entities against businesses are also fairly straightforward. But when it comes to collecting an unpaid debt, why would a company take a customer to court? Why not just...

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Arizona

Judgment Recording and the Debtor’s Examination in ...

Regular readers of our blog know that states handle judgment collection in different ways. State laws dictate how judgments are rendered, recorded, and enforced. In Arizona, there are a few peculiarities worth mentioning. For the remainder of this post, assume we are talking about monetary...

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Top 3 Reasons to Not Give Up on Your Judgment

Believe us when we say that we know how frustrating it can be to attempt to collect a judgment from an uncooperative debtor. We see that sort of thing all the time. But we also know that giving up does not change anything. In fact, giving up means letting go of something you went...

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