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I have an order to appear in court to discover assets to pay

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I have an order to appear in court to discover assets to pay a judgement for an office lease space. The corporation is no longer in standing. It seems like it is against me personally. I have been ordered to bring income tax returns and documents like that
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  INFOLAWYER replied 4 years ago.
If the judgment is against the entity, and entity is closed, the creditor is not entitled to your assets or to recover from you.

If it seeks information about the entity, that is permitted.

If there is a court order to appear, you need to appear.

If the judgment is against you personally, due to a guarantee being signed, your personal assets need to be disclosed too.

Failure to appear, indeed can lead to finding of contempt and arrest.

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