Q: I have a judgment against a former tenant in Colorado. They are now living in Virginia Beach, VA. How do I collect?
Tenants rented property from us while they lived here in Colorado Springs. They moved out before the lease was up and left owing two months back rent. There was substantial damage to the property. We filed a money demand in Colorado Springs, El Paso County Court, and we were awarded a judgment against them in the amount of $8200.00 in June 2015. They are currently living in Virginia Beach, VA. How would we go about attempting to collect the amount due?
A: Depending what type of judgment you have, you may need to seek a deficiency judgment in CO and than seek enforcement in VA or if you already have the deficiency judgment, you can directly seek enforcement in VA. You may want to contact a lawyer for help (the lawyer can be in either VA or CO).
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