Join the 9 million people who found a smarter way to get Expert help

Recent Abstract of Judgment questions

MY HUSBAND HAD A CREDIT CARD BEFORE WE WERE MARRIED IN THE

MY HUSBAND HAD A CREDIT CARD BEFORE WE WERE MARRIED IN THE AMOUNT OF 4000 AFTER WE MARRIED WE BOUGHT A HOUSE AND JUST RECENTLY WE REFINANCED THE HOUSE TO GET A LOWER INTEREST RATE. THAT IS WHEN WE FOUND OUT THAT A DEBT COLLECTOR HAD A LIEN ON THE HOUSE. WE JUST RECEIVED A LETTER STATING THAT THE LAW ALLOWS MIDLAND FUNDING LLC TO FREEZE HIS BANK ACCOUNT. WE HAVE A JOINT CHECKING ACCOUNT, MY QUESTION IS CAN I OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN MY NAME ONLY AND NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DEBT THAT HE HAD BEFORE WE WERE MARRIED? OR COULD I JUST HAVE HIS NAME TAKEN OFF OF THE ACCOUNT OR WOULD IT BE BEST TO CLOSE THE ACCOUNT AND OFFERJA: Can you tell me what state the LLC is registered in?Customer: NOT SURE BUT WE LIVE IN TEXASJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NOJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: JUST THAT THE CC IN MY (HUSBANDS NAME ONLY) HAD A LIMIT OF 4000.00 AND THE CREDITOR IS ASKING FOR OVER 8000.00 DOLLARS IN SETTLEMENT. WE ARE NOT SURE WHAT TO DO.

Read more

DrakeLAW

Juris Doctorate

star-full
410 satisfied customers
My mother also have a judgement on 3/8/2012 the pay off on

My mother also have a judgement on 3/8/2012 the pay off on plaintiff judgment is 14,485.20 as of January 26,2012 with interest .Is was from Old west capital co. And Hudson and Keyes,llc they are all from debt collector but I don't know which creditor I did not get the original loan document . Where can I find out who is being pay she got a judgement again her do I talk directly to the company and fine out or do I go to court .

Read more

Ray

Lawyer

Doctoral Degree

star-full
34,326 satisfied customers
In Texas can they take my bank account with only a abstract

In Texas can they take my bank account with only a abstract of judgement.the ten years on the judgement is over and not renewed.

Read more

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

star-full
105,088 satisfied customers
In California, if an abstract of judgment credit card debt

In California, if an abstract of judgment for a credit card debt is recorded against a house and the debt is later discharged in bankruptcy, does the credit card company have a secured interest in the house?

Read more

William B. Esq.

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

star-full
19,002 satisfied customers
A credit card debt was not paid because I lost my job. The

a credit card debt was not paid because I lost my job. The debt was sold to a third party and I tried to negotiate with them but they wanted more money than I could afford at one time. They did not serve me with documents properly but yet managed to put a lien on my house. I checked with the county recorder and they said it did not appear to have a lien. They have now sent me a Notice of levy for execution (money judgment). It is being handled by a law firm. the amount is just over 4500. If I could pay I would but I still don't have a job. Is it wise to call them and try to negotiate with them over the phone? What happens to the judgment? this notice says " that the total amount due under the writ less partial satisfactions plus daily interest from the date of the writ until the date of levy".

Read more

legalgems

Juris Doctorate

star-full
12,812 satisfied customers
I have been negotiating settlement in a lawsuit months, of

I have been negotiating settlement in a lawsuit for several months, of which I am the defendant. After several counters, I received a proposal from the plaintiff's attorney requesting I agree to a judgment of $60K with a settlement of $20K with $100 payments over 200 months. The Plaintiff will agree not to abstract the judgment or attempt to collect the judgment as long as I make regular settlement payments. Once $20K is paid, then the judgment will be released. This is a lawsuit that I have been told I would win if I am able to afford an attorney. I had an attorney in the start to assist with the Answer and Interrogatories, but as time progressed, I could not afford and have been advised by both my former attorney and also the Plaintiff's attorney that this Plaintiff is determined to win out of spite and regardless of how much it costs him he has instructed his attorney to pull out all stops to win this case which will make it very lengthy and expensive. My former attorney said it would cost me another $10K to fight this case just to get the suit off my back or over possibly over $20K to countersue which is what I really wish I could do. I was left with the choice of either spend $10K to fight it or offer the $10K as a settlement to end this case. The plaintiff's attorney has also informed me that he would not have taken the case if it weren't for who he is representing (a millionaire). He is the second attorney representing the Plaintiff as the first attorney withdrew. I actually like the Plaintiff's attorney as I feel he has been honest and candid with off-the-record advice about my options, his client's intentions, and suggested actions. He advised me to settle. He told me that if I don't settle, we will be forced to do depositions and go to jury trial, and he will have no choice but to tear me shreds on the stand. He said he will leave me in a cornered position to where I will not know how to answer which will ultimately allow him to win a full judgment plus attorney fees which will exceed $100K. My offer was quickly rejected last week by the Plaintiff who threatened to see me in court in front of a jury and go the "expensive all-in route". But then his attorney proposed the above fore mentioned judgment/settlement agreement. As much as it makes me sick to agree to a judgment of $60K which is the salary the Plaintiff paid me (which I earned and already filed taxes on), I guess I need to agree to close this case. Is this a normal agreement to accept a judgment in a large amount while agreeing to settle in paying payments to a smaller amount? If I pay $100 per month until the $20K is paid, will interest automatically accumulate on that? And would I then file a 1099 to the Plaintiff at the end of the year for paying him (basically repayment of salary he paid me)?

Read more

John

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

star-full
7,372 satisfied customers
I have a abstract of judgment the defendant passed away 2

I have a abstract of judgment the defendant passed away 2 months ago he had a business which was sold and I didn't receive anything from that what is my next step?

Read more

Dwayne B.

Juris Doctor

star-full
34,648 satisfied customers
I have received a judgment against someone. It is. 100,000.

I have received a judgment against someone. It is for approx. 100,000. What rights do I have to collect??? How do I find out what he has and what my rights are to obtain this information???

Read more

LegalKnowledge

Juris Doctor

star-full
28,992 satisfied customers
Received a judgement against neighbor in Superior court, LA

Customer: Hi . Received a judgement against neighbor Smith in Superior court , LA county, and wish to file lien against their home which is in revocable trust .. Can I use form ej-001 to file against Smith , trustee? JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Neighbor dispute where they sued and we recovered costs and fees in a judgement JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $36) to post your type of question to Legal Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: yes JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

Read more

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

star-full
105,088 satisfied customers
View more legal questions
In The News