judgment debtor

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judgment debtor

One who has had a judgment rendered against him or her. The original claim did not have to arise out of a debt—it could have been an automobile accident, a promissory note, an award in a divorce case,or something similar.

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"The banks, however, usually allow the judgement debtor to catch up the arrears under threat of a sale of execution.
In this case, the printer is the judgement creditor, the consultancy firm the judgement debtor and the Commission the third party attached.
If a judgement is obtained, and the client still ignores demands for payment by the agency, a judgement debtor examination may be set up.
Despite the provisions in the law protecting the residence of the judgement debtor and his family, the court may issue the writ of sale provided there will be an adequate amount left for the debtor to buy another residence to accommodate his family.
He highlighted that the complaints received by the justice system from the public with regard to the services provided by deputy sheriffs included non-remittance of the money received from judgement debtors, high service fees and non-response to customers' communication.