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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Family Law, Foreclosure and Collections for Wyoming on

Q: Which state hold judgments after family law case is transferred?

I have judgments that originated in NJ 8 years ago as part of my family law case. The case was transferred to WY when the children and I moved here 5 years ago. Since the judgments are part of family action, should interest be accrued using NJ rates for all 8 years, or 3 years with NJ and 5 with... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 26, 2018

All eight years interest will accrue pursuant to the judgments issued under New Jersey law.

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Q: If I am not an U.S. citizen, and I fail paying my college bill, will a collecting agency find me in my country?

I am currently an international student in the U.S. I have to leave the country soon, but I am not able to pay off my college bill. I was told at the financial office in my school that a collecting agency will take over my case if I fail paying. Since I am originally from a third world country I... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Sep 13, 2015

The worst? Sorry, but you are asking me to imagine all sorts of grisly possibilities, which I won't do. In general, collection agencies annoy you with repeated phone calls, and sometimes find a collection attorney to sue you on a contingent-fee basis. To my knowledge they seldom bother with... Read more »

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Q: HOW DOES A PERSON GET JUDGEMENT PROOF? DO YOU NEED A LAWYER? FILL OUT A FORM?

I AM ASKING FOR MY SISTER. MARRIED 26 YRS, HUSBAND JUST UP AND LEFT FOR GOOD. SHE HAS HAD LUPUS SINCE 2003. LAST 6 MONTHS ZERO DOLLARS. SHE CAN'T WORK. SHE IS TRYING TO GET DISABILITY. CREDITORS ARE AFTER HER ALL THE TIME...SHE HAS NOTHING. HOW DOES SHE BECOME JUDGMENT PROOF?

Andrew Bresalier answered on Feb 18, 2014

A: This is a lay-person term for being uncollectable. There is really no such thing as really being “Judgment Proof” as a bar to being sued. Any one can be sued for anything. A Plaintiff can be granted a judgment, despite the Defendant’s holdings, or lack there of. Once the judgment is... Read more »

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