When you file a civil litigation case, your goal is to not only hold those responsible for damages accountable for their actions, but to also gain financial compensation. However, once the court rules in your favor, judges are not waiting to hand you a check when you walk out of the courtroom. Instead, it can be a complex process to make sure you receive the judicial proceeds from your civil litigation case. To make sure you do ultimately get the compensation awarded you, hire the services of experienced and knowledgeable legal professionals at McClure McClure & Davis.
Obtaining a Court Order
Since it is likely the defendant may not be eager to pay compensation, you may be forced to take out a court order against them to enforce compliance with the judgment brought forth by the court. Once a court order is obtained, you will then have the right to seize the defendant’s property in order to satisfy the debt. Even if the defendant has moved to another state after the ruling, you are still allowed to obtain a court order to seize whatever property will be necessary to satisfy the debt.
Consequences of Ignoring the Ruling
Along with having a court order obtained against them, defendants may face additional legal consequences should they fail to provide you the compensation granted you by the court. These penalties may include charges of contempt of court, fines, and additional prosecution. However, since different rules may apply depending on if you sued for breach of contract, malpractice, negligence, or other areas of law, always make sure you consult with McClure McClure & Davis each step of the way.
While a civil litigation case can be complex, do not let a defendant get by without paying you court-ordered compensation. Instead, consult with McClure McClure & Davis to ensure you get the money you deserve.
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