Judgment Enforcement Attorney Atlanta, Georgia
In the debt collection industry, it has been said that obtaining a judgment is only half of the battle. Being able to collect on an obtained judgment takes time, effort and expertise. Fortunately, Georgia has statutes that provide great power to creditors. Whether you have obtained a judgment here in Georgia or you have obtained a judgment in another state, we can help.
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Domestication of a Judgment in Georgia
Pursuant to the Uniform Judgment Enforcement Act, Georgia will recognize judgments obtained in most every other state. The advantage to the creditor is that they will not be forced to file a completely new lawsuit if the debtor moves from that state to here in Georgia. The judgment can be domesticated-a procedure that entails filing of the judgment in the county of the debtor’s residence.
Judgment Enforcement Lawyer in Atlanta Georgia
A judgment will attach as a judgment lien against all of the debtor’s real and personal property. In addition, creditor collection remedies in Georgia include bank garnishment, wage garnishment, property levy. A judgment debtor examination under oath can be conducted as well as serving post judgment discovery on the debtor to locate assets to attach with the judgment. Being aware of all of the judgment enforcement laws in Georgia requires the services of an experienced debt collection attorney.
Law Firm for Judgment Enforcement in Georgia
Since 1985, the law firm of Howe & Associates has worked with creditors to enforce and collect on judgments. With knowledge gained from over 60,000 debt collection claims handled over nearly three decades, judgment enforcement is something we are quite good at.