Collecting a Judgement
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Collecting a Judgement (by Shanon [TN]) Jan 25, 2008 6:29 AM
       Collecting a Judgement (by hank [MD]) Jan 25, 2008 6:49 AM
       Collecting a Judgement (by Gloria [TN]) Jan 25, 2008 7:02 AM
       Collecting a Judgement (by John... [MI]) Jan 25, 2008 7:04 AM
       Collecting a Judgement (by sid [MO]) Jan 25, 2008 8:38 AM

Collecting a Judgement (by Shanon [TN]) Posted on: Jan 25, 2008 6:29 AM

State Specific Question About: TENNESSEE (TN)

How do you collect on a judgement in the state of Tennessee? Thanks for any insight.

Collecting a Judgement (by hank [MD]) Posted on: Jan 25, 2008 6:49 AM

Collections are never easy, and sometimes not worth it, there is something in the law called Judgment proof IE people who do not have assets and never will have assets

Now I am sure other posters will give you insight into the avenues to pursue but you know your tenant best did they have assets or did they live pay check to pay check if pay check to pay check then you can not get blood from a stone

Collecting a Judgement (by Gloria [TN]) Posted on: Jan 25, 2008 7:02 AM

Go to the courthouse and ask questions. The same place you file for an unlawful detainer. The people there are usually glad to help you with info.

Collecting a Judgement (by John... [MI]) Posted on: Jan 25, 2008 7:04 AM

Can you garnish in TN? Because people living "paycheck to paycheck" can still be collectible -- you simply garnish BEFORE they get to live off the REST of that paycheck. :)

Paycheck-to-paycheck is much easier to collect from than no-paycheck-ever. :)

- John...

Collecting a Judgement (by sid [MO]) Posted on: Jan 25, 2008 8:38 AM

If your tenant's only source of income are from social security, disability, a pension, or alimony you're out of luck. None of those are garnishable, and neither can you seize their bank account if that's the only source of deposits.

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