Collecting attorney fee awards and enforcing judgments can be very time-consuming. Don’t forget to collect attorney fees for time spent chasing down your fees in collection efforts. Continue reading
Judgment enforcement actions have two major timing issues: they need to be handled immediately and may take a long time to complete. Before you decide to represent a judgment creditor in an enforcement case, consider whether you really have the time.
Once a judgment creditor sniffs out that its debtor has filed a lawsuit, it’s not too difficult for the creditor to obtain a lien on the debtor’s cause of action and on any judgment the debtor may get. This complication goes beyond the obvious financial implications — if such a lien is granted, the judgment debtor loses some control over its own case. Continue reading