I DISPUTED THE JUDGMENT THREE TIME ALREADY AND IT'S STILL THERE, I CALLED THE COURT HOUSE IN CHICAGO IL WHO SUPPOSE TO HAVE PUT THE JUDGMENT ON MY CREDIT AND THEY SAID THEY DON'T HAVE A RECORD THAT I OWE ANY MONEY TO ANYONE BUT YET IT STILL REMAIN ON MY CREDIT. I LIVE IN A DIFFERENT STATE NOW SO I CAN'T GO TO THE COURT HOUSE FOR INFORMATION. PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT I CAN DO?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
The clerk of the court does not place judgments on your credit report. It is generally picked up by the various credit reporters based upon court proceedings. Contact the credit agencies. File a dispute. Get someone locally to obtain a copy of your court file. You can hire a private investigator or an attorney to do that if you have no contacts locally. Make sure you know which courthouse handled your case.
Consumer Protection Attorney
The credit bureaus are notarious for making mistakes when it comes to public records such as court judgments. You need to contact an attorney who handles Fair Credit Reporting Act cases. Most provide a free consultation and will take good FCRA cases on a contingency basis. Under the FCRA you can sue to get your credit report corrected, along with up to $1,000 in statutory damages, actual damages and attorney's fees. I have handled cases with facts very similar to your own, and it is often necessary to file a lawsuit to get the credit bureause to correct their mistakes.
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