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I want to try to remove a paid judgement...

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I want to try to remove a paid judgement...

Any ideas on where I would start?

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Re: I want to try to remove a paid judgement...

You should contact the court house where the judgement was filed.  They can help you with the steps to have it vacated.  I'm not really familiar with the process and I know it can vary from court to court.

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Re: I want to try to remove a paid judgement...


Watts wrote:

Any ideas on where I would start?


Multiple ways to go

 

MY state, will vacate upon payment if you file a motion. I live in Illinois. But most states don't do this

 

One approach is to contact the plaintifs attorney and ask them to file the motion to vacate. You will likely have to pay their court costs, but they often will agree. You have already paid it so they have no incentive not to work with you unless they are being difficult. They might bill you for their time too, just be upfront as ask them.

 

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