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New California case changes the way creditors can collect their debts

Judgment and debt collection is an ever-changing field, and new challenges of statute interpretation arise in the courts every day. If you are a creditor in California, you should pay attention to a new lawsuit that has changed the way California courts classify debtor judgments that you can seize in satisfaction of your own lien. The statute in question...

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The rights of creditors to seek payment of debt

Companies are entitled to payment when a California customer fails to pay for something purchased on credit. The process of actually securing payment from an unwilling customer can be complex, and it may be necessary for a creditor to seek the assistance of a debt collection agency or other professional experienced in this process. Any creditor or company...

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Amicable debt collection and seeking repayment

Businesses have the right to seek payment on unpaid balances from consumers. However, commercial debt collection can be a complex process, and it may be necessary for a creditor to seek payment through more aggressive means. Before taking these steps, however, it is beneficial for a California creditor to pursue the option of amicable debt collection....

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How to use a bank levy as a means for collecting a debt

California creditors often face complex challenges when trying to collect debts owed to them by businesses and individual consumers. There are various ways to secure payment in a legal manner, and one option may include seeking a judgment from the court. After successfully securing a judgment, the most common and effective type of post-judgment relief is a...

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How can a ‘keeper’ help me with a judgment enforcement?

Winning a judgment against a debtor does not always mean that a creditor or business will immediately receive what the debtor owes. In fact, in many cases, a creditor in California may have to take legal steps for judgment enforcement. If the debtor is a retail business, there are some unique ways a creditor may collect on a judgment, including using a...

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Using appointment of receivers as a means of debt collection

When a debtor will not make a payment on a balance he or she owes, it can leave a creditor in a precarious financial situation. It is essential to collect money owed, and it is appropriate to take legal steps when a debtor will not fulfill his or her financial obligations. There are various collection methods available by which a California company or...

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Implementing bank levies as a means of collection

When an individual or California business is behind in making payments on a debt, the creditor may take legal action in order to collect on that balance. One way this may happen is by asking a court for a judgment, which is something that allows the creditor to secure money from the debtor even without the debtor’s cooperation. Bank levies are a commonly...

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