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I won a civil judgment in the amount $6,000 in small claims

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I won a civil judgment in the amount $6,000 in small claims court against a thug by the name of Joey Flowers. I just found out via a friend that he was recently incarcerated in the State of California for a 8-year prison sentence. I contacted the local DA office and got a lot of help and assistance in trying to collect this judgment. The representative wants to give this a try and said to send a certified copy of the minute order letter. This thug had supposedly won a million plus lawsuit and hired a high powered attorney that reduced a possible life term to only 8 years. Can I still collect if he is working in prison and they are paying him? Or, do I need to focus on the instructions the courthouse gives regarding judgments?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 3 years ago.

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Yes, you can collect if he's working and being paid. It's just another wage garnishment - except this one is directed to his employer: the state.

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Edited by JB Umphrey on 1/1/2011 at 2:29 AM EST

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