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Yes. While it may take a while, eventually the judgment will automatically get picked up by the credit bureaus. If the judgment is paid off, then a "satisfaction of judgment" will be automatically picked up as well.
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my question was does it automatically get reported to the credit bureaus? (like within a few days)
It may take more than a few days. More like a couple weeks.
Once the period for appeal has ended, it will be reported.
whether it's been satified (paid) or not?
does that also stay in public record that you were once sued?
Correct. Whether satisfied or not, the judgment will be reported. If satisfied, that fact will be reported. Having said that, most judgment lose their negative affect on credit histories after 2-3 years.
The judgment will remain a public record indefinitely.
ok that's what I need to know....thank you!
If someone knows how to search court records and knows what court the judgment was entered in, they will be able to locate the judgment in the future.
You are welcome.
wonderful. thank you!
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