You have obtained a judgment against a debtor — congratulations! But don’t get too excited yet, especially if you don’t have a great attorney to help with the next part. Obtaining a judgment is certainly a success, but it does not guarantee you any repayment. To get the money you are owed, you will have … Continue reading The Art of Judgment Enforcement
When you need a foreign judgment enforced to collect on debt, simply filing a suit is not enough. While the Law Offices of Alan M. Cohen LLC will file suit, and file it quickly, to bring your foreign judgment into Massachusetts, we know that there is work to be done to ensure that post foreign … Continue reading Post Foreign Judgment Enforcement
As a judgement creditor, you are entitled to enforce a judgement against a party owing you money (known as the judgment debtor). Being a judgement creditor is a good thing, as it means you have won your judgement and the court agrees that you are owed money. But simply being named a judgment creditor does … Continue reading Judgement Creditor – What’s Next?
Many attorneys and law offices will say they can domesticate a foreign judgment, bringing your out of state judgment to Massachusetts to attempt to collect on a debtor’s MA assets. Finding the right attorney, however, can make all the difference in collecting on a foreign judgment. There are certain qualities you should look for in … Continue reading What to Look for on Collecting a Foreign Judgment
Because Massachusetts has not adopted the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Acts, if you win a lawsuit against a debtor in a different state, you will have to file a domestication action to make it enforceable. Don’t worry — the Law Offices of Alan M. Cohen LLC is here to help. We understand that you … Continue reading Domesticating Foreign Judgments
Many debt collection attorneys rely solely upon post-judgment supplementary process to learn about a debtor’s assets. Unfortunately, the creditor bears the burden of proving that the debtor has the ability to make payment as opposed to the debtor having the burden of proving that they cannot. By relying solely on post judgment supplementary process, a … Continue reading Does Your Debt Collection Attorney Use Post-Judgment Discovery?
A mechanic’s lien is an important and powerful tool for any person involved in a private construction project in Massachusetts. If a contractor or subcontract is not paid for their work on the construction project, if they have a written contract or written or electronic documents which constitute a written contract they can file a … Continue reading Mechanic’s Lien
If you have obtained a judgment in another state or country, but your debtor’s assets are in Massachusetts, you might worry that you’re out of luck when it comes to enforcing what your jurisdiction has granted. With the Law Offices of Alan M. Cohen LLC and Attorney Cohen’s signature dedication to pursuing all judgments to … Continue reading Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Where Assets Are in MA
A corporate judgment debtor may attempt to hide a lot, especially once the judgment has been obtained and he or she knows that it’s time to pay up. With the Law Offices of Alan M. Cohen LLC on your side, you can examine your corporate judgment debtor to find all of his or her assets, … Continue reading Peeking Behind the Corporate Judgment Debtor
Having an out of state judgment domesticated in Massachusetts is vital to ensuring your money is recovered from a debtor’s Massachusetts assets. If you are not actively working toward collecting debt at the same time as domestication of foreign judgment, you afford the debtor the opportunity to hide or transfer his/her/its assets leaving you empty-handed, … Continue reading Hire an Attorney Who Doesn’t Just Work to Domesticate Foreign Judgments but Attempts to Collect the Debt at the Same Time