What is the process after one wins a judgement in small claims court? How long can it take?

Asked over 1 year ago - New York, NY

Went small claims court over money owed from sale of a house.Claim was made and a judgement was won. Need to follow up with obtaining the owed money.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . You have to take steps to enforce the judgment. Either do it yourself or contact the Sheriff or Marshall.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Edwin Drantivy

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    Answered . There are pamphlets you can find at the Court you won. These

  3. Steven Warren Smollens

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Dear Small Claims Judgment Creditor:

    At the Internet site for the New York City Small Claims Court is the information you need to first know:

    http://www.courts.state.ny.us/COURTS/nyc/smallc...

    Good luck.

    The answer provided to you is in the nature of general information. The general proposition being that you should... more

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