It's not clear what the problem or hangup might be. If the judgment debtor is transferring assets to a completely different entity in order to delay, hinder or defraud creditors, the remedy is to file a lawsuit for fraudulent conveyance against the new entity. If the judgment creditor is non-responsive, a judgment debtor's examination is often the most effective method of judgment enforcement to get the judgment debtor's attention. A judgment debtor's exam can be taken every 120 days for the next 10 years. Moreover, if the judgment debtor fails to appear, the court can issue a bench warrant.
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This is very fact specific. Is deft a corporation? Did you sue the individual too? Best bet is to get an atty who specializes in collection as they deal with these tactics frequently.