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Old 01-09-2013, 01:06 PM
StanWilhite StanWilhite is online now
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Originally Posted by Roger View Post
From what we read, it sounds that way. Despite getting a favorable ruling from the "open and shut case," the OP may never get paid. A favorable ruling is only that -- collections is beyond that, outside the judge's ruling. I think that is where the case now resides -- not being able to collect.
If he gets a favorable ruling and stays after the court they can freeze the defendant's bank account and do other things to encourage payment.

I went thru basically the same deal but fortunately for me one of my very closest friend was a circuit judge in the same county. He gave me a little advice that worked out really well. You just have to stay at it and not let it be forgotten....by the court, or the other party.
Good luck!
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Last edited by StanWilhite; 01-09-2013 at 01:08 PM. Reason: typo
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