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What to do if a debtor files for bankruptcy?

As a creditor, you deserve to be paid. Collecting from a debtor in California is always a challenge, but the problem is made much worse when the debtor files for bankruptcy relief. As a creditor, it is important to know that even when debtors file for bankruptcy, you have options and you have rights. You Have Options While debtors seem to love bankruptcy,...

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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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How To Collect If A Debtor’s House Is In A Trust?

For companies operating on a smaller scale, the question of pursuing unpaid debts is a tricky one. For debtors with complex assets and estate plans, that task can be even more challenging to parse out.  Understanding the obstacles to creditors It’s a common tactic that people drafting an estate will place a house into a revocable trust to protect that...

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Who owes what and when can dictate how to pursue unpaid debts

Collecting past-due payments from commercial clients in California can be frustrating. While there are many different options by which a creditor can seek payment, the right choice depends on the details of the individual situation. When it comes to effective commercial debt collection solutions, a unique approach is crucial. And these are certainly unique...

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What are your options when debtors commit a fraudulent transfer?

Few things are more frustrating than securing a judgment against a debtor only to discover that they have transferred assets beyond your reach. Fortunately, you do have legal recourse for recovering what you are owed. The Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act (UFTA) enables creditors to take action whether their claim arose before or after the fraudulent...

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What are a creditor’s options for enforcing a judgment?

A creditor has the right to collect on past-due balances, and there are several options for compelling a debtor to make a payment. The creditor may go to court to request a judgment, which is a legally enforceable way to secure money from a past-due account. A judgment is only the first step in many cases. A California creditor may have to take steps to...

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