Good morning. If he has not paid you voluntarily, then you will need to file a suit against him. Because you have a note, you don't have to prove that he owes it..the fact that he hasn't paid is sufficient to prove your suit and for you to be awarded your judgment. Once you have been awarded that judgment, you can then have the sheriff serve a summons on him for a debtor examination. That forces him to meet you in court and answer questions under oath about his assets. After you obtain that information you have the power to garnish wages, attach bank accounts, and/or have the sheriff seize other property, including the assets of the business you sold him, to satisfy the debt.
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