Greenville, NC asked in Collections and Small Claims for North Carolina

Q: What is the next step in collecting after a judgement has been awarded and a rit of execution has been served?

Having a very hard time in collecting money owed from someone even after a judgement has been awarded, a writ of execution served and a promise made to sheriff serving the writ. When does it stop costing more money to try to get money owed? What would be the next most beneficial and successful step? Thank you

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1 Lawyer Answer

Paige Kurtz

Answered
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: There is no exact answer on the next best step. It really depends on the debtor and what steps might get their attention or result in assets that could be used to satisfy the judgment. There are other types of actions that can be taken to collect a debt. Its best to consult with an attorney as the post-judgment process can be complicated.

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