Judgment Collection

Using Florida Exemptions for Property Located in Other States

Florida residents that own real or personal property in other states often wonder whether Florida’s generous exemptions from creditors can be asserted in courts located outside of Florida. For example, suppose a judgment debtor has a judgment entered against him in New York. The debtor lives and works in Florida….

State Where Collection Takes Place Governs Collection Law and Procedure

A civil judgment rendered in one state is enforceable in any other state under the concept of “full faith and credit.” The U.S. Constitution provides that each state must give full faith and credit to a civil order issued in another state’s court. For example, a money judgment issued in…