Section Newsletter Articles on Judgments
Enforcing federal court monetary judgments
Federal Civil Practice
, December 2009
Although obtaining a judgment is a worthwhile endeavor, a plaintiff is only truly successful if the defendant actually pays the judgment. This article reviews the various actions taken by plaintiffs to collect money after obtaining a judgment in federal court.
A question of right? Jury trials in garnishment proceedings
Bench and Bar
, September 2009
Garnishment orders are normally served on banks, insurance companies and other third parties that might hold assets for a judgment debtor. On occasion, third party garnishees, when filing an answer to interrogatories, also file a jury demand. But are parties entitled to a jury trial during garnishment proceedings?
Revival of judgment revived
Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy
, September 2004
Illinois has a new Revival of Judgment Statute. It is found at 735 ILCS 5/2-1602. It became effective August 21, 2002.