In Virginia, if an HOA gets a default judgment for $10,000, and HOA fees accrue and now the homeowner owes $20,000, the home is then sold and the HOA is paid $18,500 ( everything but $1500 in late fees - which are in dispute), can the homeowner file a motion to compel to get the judgment marked satisfied if the HOA refuses to do this? Doe the homeowner have any additional recourse to sue? The late fees are in dispute.
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma. How long has it been since the judgment was paid off?
It has been seven months.
You may motion the court where case pending to have it deemed satisfied. If there is an issue over fees, the court may need to conduct a trial or hearing to determine if those fees are due and often will encourage settlement to avoid such a trial
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