Handling Your Post-Judgment Files Live Online Training

Financial Services; Accounting & Taxation

Date: 23 Oct '20
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Price: Under 250 USD$

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Learn procedures relating to post-judgment files as well as collection of money judgments and steps to take in order to locate assets of a judgment debtor.

This material will cover the laws and procedures relating to collection of money judgments, including an explanation as to the steps a judgment creditor can take to locate assets of a judgment debtor and the court procedures available for attaching a judgment debtor’s real or personal property. This topic will also discuss how a debtor’s bank account and/or wages can be applied toward payment of the judgment debt. Additionally, the impact of bankruptcy on the rights of a judgment creditor will be analyzed.

This topic will benefit lawyers engaged in creditor rights and collection as well as paralegals who assists those attorneys. The material is also appropriate for collection agencies and original creditors who resort to a court action for collection of debts.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to explain the procedures for executing on a judgment by levying on real or personal property.
  • You will be able to recognize the specific rules relating to attachments on joint property.
  • You will be able to describe the alternative remedies and procedures available to a judgment creditor who is unable to attach wages or bank accounts.
  • You will be able to identify the steps that a judgment creditor can take to satisfy a judgment.


Securing the Judgment
  • Filing Judgment Rule
  • Effect of Appeal
  • Perfecting Lien on Real Property
  • Statute of Limitations

Post-Judgment Discovery
  • Debtor Examination
  • Discovery From Third Parties
  • Interrogatories
  • Requests to Produce Documents
  • Subpoena of Bank Records
  • Depositions

Locating Assets
  • Internet Sources
  • Skip Tracing Vendors
  • Work/Bank Search Vendors
  • Public Records

Garnishment on Wages
  • Federal Exemptions
  • State Laws as to Rights to Garnish
  • State Law Exemptions
  • Continuing in Nature vs. Time Limitation
  • Defenses to Garnishment
  • Wrongful Garnishment

Attachment on Bank Accounts
  • Treasury Regulation Excluding Exempt Funds
  • Joint Bank Accounts
  • Garnishee Obligations
  • How State Law Exemptions Apply
  • Judgment Against Garnishee

Execution on Real Estate
  • Lien of Judgment
  • Joint Title Issues
  • Service of Levy
  • Notice of Sale
  • Public Sale
  • Sheriff's Deed
  • Priorities

Execution on Personal Property
  • Tangible Property
  • Intangible Property
  • Levy or Leave vs. Levy and Seize
  • Expenses of Storage
  • Public Sale
  • Disposition of Process

Other Remedies
  • Charging Order
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Receiver/Involuntary Bankruptcy
  • Fraudulent Conveyance

Effect of Bankruptcy
  • Automatic Stay
  • Avoidance of Liens
  • Unscheduled Debts
  • Non-Dischargeable Debts
  • Objection to Dischargeability

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for attorneys, credit and collection managers, presidents, vice presidents, directors, branch managers, lending professionals and accountants.

Your Instructor

Ronald S. Canter, Esq.
  • Founding member of The Law Offices of Ronald S. Canter, LLC of Rockville, Maryland and has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1980
  • Recognized authority on creditors' rights and the regulation of collection practices
  • Represented creditors, attorneys and collection agencies in complex litigation in both federal and state courts
  • Successfully prosecuted appeals before state and federal courts on a number of significant issues affecting the credit and collection industry
  • Appeared, as counsel of record for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) in Heintz v. Jenkins, the first fair debt collection practices case to reach the supreme court
  • Well known speaker on creditors' rights issues and has presented many seminars and continuing education programs to trade groups and Bar Associations; has also been invited on several occasions by the Maryland Judicial Institute to lecture state court judges on consumer credit and debt collection issues
  • Published articles in law reviews and trade publications on creditors' rights issues; was an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and a lecturer on business law at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland


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