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I apologize, that was a typo. The amount is $35,000. Which I believe is too large for small claims...
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I was under the impression that once someone gets a judgement in their favor by a court that you could not file bankruptcy on that. Is that not true?
One last question...hopefully. Since there is that risk of him filing bankruptcy and I'd have to dish out a few or more thousand for a lawyer upfront. Could I just take him to small claims multiple times, for different checks I wrote out to him? For example, I have I several different checks written out to him in the amounts of $4500, $6000, and $3000. These individual checks do NOT say loan on them. But, could I take him to small claims for each of these amounts AND use the contract he wrote me stating that he owed me $35K as proof that those amounts were loans.
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