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i won a judgement against an attorney in the court of law...What was that case about?
he still went and filed a judgement He can't create a judgment - only a court can, so can you clarify what you mean by "judgment"?
on my credit after the case was decided in my favor..is this a crime?A judgment is automatically placed on your credit reports by the major credit bureaus - the judgment holder does not do anything to make that happen.
Now, if that lawyer did NOT actually have a judgment, as you indicated, but simply reported you as delinquent on a matter that you have already proven you are not delinquent on (or that you know is not a really claim of delinquency), while it may not be a "crime", per se, it WOULD be actionable defamation that could sue him for AND, may also be a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act - so those are likely 2 areas I would investigate first, in terms of considering it I wanted to pursue legal recourse against him.
the case was about me owing him money for work he did for me..i won the case by showing he double/over billed me tremendously..there was a jury of 6 and the case took a week to hash out..i not only won, but was awarded $135K back..he has filed an appeal of this case..it is in the appeals court now..
but, i received notice by the courts that he placed a delinquency anyways with the court that i now have to defend..
with the court finding against in on every count and for me in my countersuit..i am just wondering what's my recourse..do i have to wait for the appeals court to formally sue this guy for defamation? and violating the fair credit act?
the case was about me owing him money for work he did for me..i won the case by showing he double/over billed me tremendously...Good show!
there was a jury of 6 and the case took a week to hash out..i not only won, but was awarded $135K back..he has filed an appeal of this case..it is in the appeals court now..
but, i received notice by the courts that he placed a delinquency anyways with the court that i now have to defend... What do you mean he "placed a delinquency". Are you saying he has SUED you based on the same set of facts you just litigated and won?
with the court finding against in on every count and for me in my countersuit..i am just wondering what's my recourse..do i have to wait for the appeals court to formally sue this guy for defamation? I am very confused on what he filed - I can only imagine it is a complaint on the same issue. If that is the case, you can Answer it and plead in your defense section that the claim is barred by the doctrines of "res judicata", claim preclusion, issue preclusion etc. and attach a copy of the Judgment on those issues to your Answer. Then file a Motion to dismiss based on those defenses. and violating the fair credit act? I don't see that you have to wait for your claims, no - regardless of what he filed. He sounds incredibly unethical AND unprofessional.
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