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I have a civil judgement against me in Pa., but my first +

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Hi , I have a civil judgement against me in Pa. , but my first + last name were mispelled on the serving papers and the filed court awarded judgement paperwork . Is the judgement still enforceable ? Steve

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Pennsylvannia

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Yes , it was filed 2 years ago and judgement was awarded to the plaintiff

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Don't think so

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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I'll be happy to help you. The judgment is still valid despite the fact that your name was misspelled. People do not lose their right to collect on a judgment because of a typo.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Even if the plaintiff filed the judgement with both first + last names wrong herself + judgement has same mispelled names ? Ty
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The judgement never showed up on my credit report as of yesterday . Will a lender find it if I make a mortgage application ? ty
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 7 months ago

How do you know about the judgment?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I looked itt up in the pa justice portal
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 7 months ago

If the judgment is in the wrong name, that would explain why the plaintiff filed it in the wrong name. As for whether a lender will find it, I suppose if they just search you name and not the wrong name they wouldn't find it - but you seem to have found it somehow in the PA justice portal which suggests a savy searcher could find it as well.

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