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I am sorry to learn of this matter. There are varying stages in the process to obtain possession of a debtor's property following a judgment. Your mother cannot be forced to leave the property until after the property has been sold at auction and ultimately the buyer forces her to leave (if she waits until the very last, she can force the buyer to file an unlawful detainer action against her, then have the sheriff evict her, which takes even more time).
Your mother may exempt her real property in the amount up to $139,200.00 (the Ohio homestead exemption), meaning that if her home costs up to or less than that, it cannot be taken to satisfy a debt. Also, if it is sold to satisfy a debt, she will receive at least that amount out of the proceeds of the sale (this is usually a deterrent on sales to satisfy debts due to the cost of administering the sale).
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