Seattle, WA asked in Personal Injury and Collections for Washington

Q: Just trying to find out on a judgement/settlement i received,if and how to collect on it.Superior court judgement

Was referred to by original attorney to hire collection attorney. I was molested by my teacher. Judge ordered 500,000 judgment with the teacher himself being the debtor or one ordered to pay. Dont know anything on how or if this can be recovered

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Vincent J. Bernabei
Vincent J. Bernabei
  • Beaverton, OR
  • Licensed in Washington

A: You will need to begin enforcement action, including wage and bank garnishments, seizure and sale of real and personal property, if any, owned by the debtor. If the debtor transferred property to others in an attempt to avoid the judgment debt s/he owes you, the recipient of the property may also be liable for the judgment. You should immediately contact an attorney to begin.

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