Collections

Using a bank levy for judgment enforcement requires good timing

California businesses often have the unenviable task of taking a client or customer to court in order to receive payment owed to them. Receiving a judgment from the court specifying the amount owed to a particular business from another party may seem like a victory, but there is still more work to be done. Collecting on that judgment may require using a...

Debt collection varies depending on if it is secured or unsecured

Perhaps a California business owner has attempted to receive payment from a customer by sending additional invoices and making calls, but to no avail. It has now reached the point where debt collection efforts need to become more formal. Before embarking on a particular course of action, it would help to know whether the debt is secured or unsecured. As...

What options do you have for debt collection lawsuits and enforcement?

Effective debt collection practices by commercial entities include the use of civil court cases brought against consumers and other businesses. Efiling of civil actions is the norm in California courts, as has been the case in recent years. When the usual debt collection efforts have failed to result in payment, aggressive legal actions become essential...