Question: “What Steps Can The Creditor Take To Secure Payment?”
There are three basic phases to enforcing a judgment in the state of Florida. Number one, you have to perfect your judgment lien. Number two, you have to obtain information about the assets or cash flow that the debtor has in the state. Number three, there are various enforcement mechanisms, including writs of garnishment and the like that a judgment creditor can use to actually obtain the stuff that the debtor has. It’s important in the state of Florida to have an attorney well versed in this area, because it’s very diverse and very complex.
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