Q: About 2 years ago I won a civil case in Puerto Rico. But I havent received all money. What can i do now?
About 2 years ago I won A civil suit in Puerto Rico against my niece(who happens to be a police officer) who had stolen money from my account. I live in New York. She was ordered to pay me back sum of $27,000. She paid me only $10,000 and has not bothered to pay the rest. My lawyer said that I could not do anything about it. I spent thousands flying back an forth to Puerto Rico I can not do that again. What can I do to get the rest of my money?
A: You can docket the judgment from Puerto Rico in New York. You need to get a certified copy from the court there.
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