Home / Blog


By |November 25th, 2023|Judgment Collection|

A staple in a judgment enforcement lawyers toolbox is the assignment order. Essentially, it is a Court-ordered assignment of rights of the debtor to receive payments,  which diverts those payments away from the debtor, and cause them to be made to Creditor instead. Similar to a wage garnishment, but covering just about any sort of payments [...]

The Power of Intangible Levies: Making Third Parties Pay (part 2)

By |January 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

As Part 1 in the third party judgment collections "series" mentioned- the Los Angeles judgment collection case against the preacher was some time ago- but more recently, in a Santa Barbara County judgment enforcement case against a similar debtor- Third party wage garnishments and levies came in very handy. This judgment was against another preacher, [...]

Judgement enforcement and collections against third parties

By |October 8th, 2020|Judgment Collection|

The power of wage garnishment & creditor's suits in enforcement of judgment So I had a judgment debtor one time awhile ago – a recent similar case reminded me of him. He was a priest- the collection was right here, a Los Angeles judgment enforcement case.  He ended up taking one of the church ladies [...]

Sometimes Speed is the Key – Emergency Application to Enforce Sister State Judgment

By |October 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

So you have a judgment outside of California, but you want to enforce your judgment in California against your debtor in California, against his / her assets in California. There is a lot of money in Los Angeles, and many out of state judgments end up as judgment collections in Los Angeles.  Under the law, [...]

How to Collect on a Judgment in a California Civil Matter

By |March 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

An enforceable judgment has been entered against your debtor- Congratulations! You have now taken the first step towards collecting the judgment debt. Unfortunately, there may be more steps involved in the judgment enforcement, if the debtor is disinclined to pay-- early attempts to enforce the judgment may include attempts to negotiate a voluntary payment plan [...]

How to Collect Divorce Judgment in California

By |January 5th, 2015|Judgment Collection|

During a divorce, a couple must divide their property and debts as part of the proceedings in California courts. Although it is possible for a couple to divide their assets and debts amicably and equally, it is often a contentious process that may require the intervention of a judge. Even if the assets are divided [...]

Collecting A Judgment From an Employer

By |November 7th, 2014|Judgment Collection, Uncategorized|

A large part of our judgment collection law practice is collection of labor awards, or more specifically enforcement labor judgments. Essentially, these result when an employer fails to properly pay an employee for wages, overtime pay, or otherwise violates California labor laws. When this happens  in California, a plaintiff can file a claim with the [...]

Collecting from an Out of Business Company or Employer

By |October 6th, 2014|Judgment Collection, Uncategorized|

Collecting on a judgment even in ideal circumstances can often be a time-consuming and complex process, and that presumes the debtor is solvent, and doing business and/or making money. When the judgment enforcement against a debtor who is a company or legal entity, which appears to be (or is) out of business, the process can [...]

How to Prevent Getting Ripped Off in Litigation – Part 2

By |September 18th, 2014|Judgment Collection|

Okay, so now you’ve got some tools at your disposal - public records, internet searches, maybe a credit report (if you read part 1) - now what do you do with that info? Remember, litigation prevention is the #1 priority here, but also one must always remember: You can never know for sure what anyone [...]

How to Prevent Getting Ripped Off in Litigation – Part 1

By |September 4th, 2014|Judgment Collection|

Litigation Prevention is Paramount A judgment collection attorneys law firm such as ours can be a great asset to a person or business who is owed money, in helping to collect your judgment. I have had my collection law firm here in Downtown Los Angeles for some time now, and I enjoy helping my clients [...]