Morristown, TN asked in Collections for Tennessee

Q: Can you collect on a judgement that was issued for $18,000.00 dollars against a self employed contractor. What fee?

Poor workmanship on septic system that collapsed and had to be reworked. The county inspector and the State of Tennessee had to be called in to correct this issue. He was not licensed for this work even though he stated he was. He has his own remodeling business with new autos so he is still in business. I won the judgement in court. He refuses to pay. Have detail back up.

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Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If you won a judgment then you can start the collection process. You have the ability to garnish wages, bank accounts, and levy real property. This can be a time consuming and arduous process. Consider hiring an experienced collection attorney to assist.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: I recommend attorney David Lufkin in Knoxville to attempt collection on that Judgment. Good Luck !!!

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