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Interest on judgement debt

Denver, CO |

Does interest continue to accrue on a judgement debt until paid off or is the judgement amount what is owed.
I received a judgement against me for a contract that had interest.It was advertising. do i continue to pay interest at the same rate in the contract until paid or is the judgement amount what i pay.
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  1. Interest continues to accrue on a judgment at a rate set by the State until the judgment is satisfied in full, including costs and accrued interest.

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  2. Post judgment interest continues to accrue until the judgment is satisfied in full.