Germantown, TN asked in Business Law for Tennessee

Q: TN Code Ann. 62-20-105: Need an interpretation of section e. Court Judgments can be enforced without a coll. license?

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Mr. James Charles Wright
Mr. James Charles Wright
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Your question is not clear to me. TCA 62-20-101 et seq. provides for licensing of business that collect debts. Subsection e allows for someone to voluntarily make a payment or in the event of a final judgment pay the judgment. The person cannot set aside the payment simply because he debt collector was not licensed. If your question relates to the collection of Court Judgments, these can be enforced by the individual that obtained the judgment, by a lawyer or a debt collection service or someone not in the "collection service business."

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