Bronx, NY asked in Banking for New York

Q: What does a judgement against you mean

I had a checking account that was overdrawn for 2300

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Ray Beckerman
Ray Beckerman
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Forest Hills, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: A judgment against you, assuming it's a money judgment, means that the plaintiff is legally entitled to the money recited in the judgment, and can use various judgment enforcement devices, such as property executions, income executions, subpoenas, and restraining notices, to collect it. It would also constitute a lien against real estate in your name, if filed in the appropriate county and office.

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