Potsdam, NY asked in Consumer Law for New York

Q: I received a judgement and a restraining notice. Would this restraining notice have been sent to anyone else?

I jointly own land with my siblings. Would they have received a copy of the restraining notice? Would it have been sent to my bank? Will I be notified if a lien is placed?

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: The restraining notice could be sent you your bank. Until you deal with the judgment, you should empty your accounts. You will not be notified in advance. That defeats the purpose. Depending on the court and the way the judgment was entered, it may already be a lien on the land by operation of law.

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