Civil Lawsuit Basics: Enforcing Judgments

Topics:
  • Seminar
  • Community Education/Outreach

What happens if a party refuses to, or can’t, pay a civil judgment? In this class, learn about the procedures and methods involved in getting paid on a money judgment in California, and the legal protections available to those who have had a judgment entered against them.

Class covers:

Typical steps to enforcing a judgment (getting paid)
Characteristics of different enforcement tools, including liens, levies and more
When different methods of enforcement may be appropriate
Exemptions and other legal protections for judgment debtors who can’t afford to pay
Presented by:
Ryan Metheny, Managing Librarian, Legal Education, LA Law Library