Duson, LA asked in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Louisiana

Q: Hello! I have an expired medical judgement in the state of Louisiana. It was never renewed or any collections attempts.

Hello! I have a question about expired judgements. I have an expired judgement in the state of Louisiana. It was never renewed and no collection attempts. It was 15 years ago. I am attempting to purchase a home this year and want to know if expired judgements will affect the home buying process and if so what is required to be on file for expired judgments for it not to affect home buying. Thank you for any help.

2 Lawyer Answers
Sye J Broussard
Sye J Broussard
Answered

A: If the judgment is over 10 years old and was not reinscribed then you can file an affidavit with the clerks office to have the judgment cancelled. Our office handles residential closings and have handled similar issues with no problem.

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Answered
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: You can hire an attorney to file to have it annulled for abandonment.

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