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What legal means can a plaintiff use to obtain proof of my assets (cars, boat, jobs, etc.) in a small claims judgment?


Once a judgment is obtained, the judgment-creditor can garnish wages or levy bank accounts, but the creditor must know your employer and other information about you to perfect these remedies. To gather this info, the court can order a “debtors exam.” During this process, debtors are asked personal questions (that the debtor must truthfully answer) about the existence and location ...

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Am I responsible for my ex-husband’s or ex-wife’s debts?

debt and divorce

Whether you are responsible for your ex-husband’s or ex-wife’s debts depends on the circumstances surrounding the issue, your state law and perhaps most importantly, who signed the credit contract. For instance, if your name is still on the credit contract you are still responsible for the debt regardless of what the divorce decree states. It’s important to understand that a ...

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